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  • SKYSCRAPERSby Donna Latham; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Over centuries and across cultures people have defied gravity in a quest to build the tallest, grandest structures imaginable. Skyscrapers: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind these towering structures. Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering... more...

  • SKYSCRAPERSby Donna Latham; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    Over centuries and across cultures people have defied gravity in a quest to build the tallest, grandest structures imaginable. Skyscrapers: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind these towering structures. Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering... more...

  • Conserving the Railway Heritageby Peter Burman; Michael Stratton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 133.95

    Great Britain not only invented the main-line railway but has also led the way in it's preservation - not just locomotves and carriages but also the buildings and structures that bear witness to the confidence of railway developers, architects and engineers. This book defines the nature of the railway heritage - from signalboxes, viaducts, tunnels... more...

  • Holocaust Memory Reframedby Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    In Holocaust Memory Reframed , Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich examines Holocaust representations in three museums: Israel?s Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Germany?s Jewish Museum in Berlin, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. As she interprets the exhibits, Hansen-Glucklich clarifies how museums communicate Holocaust narratives... more...

  • L'architecture militaire ou la fortification nouvelleby Adam Freitag

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Designby John Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers, for, as Plato said, they linked heaven and earth. Scripture... more...

  • Sports Architectureby Rod Sheard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book offers a rare chance to understand how sport and architecture come together to create an outstanding building type - a symbol of our times. Rod Sheard shares the experience and expertise of HOK LOBB in this beautifully illustrated book, offering practical advice and guidance on commissioning, designing and managing sports venues around the... more...

  • University Architectureby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Some of the most exciting architecture in the world can be found on university campuses. In Europe, America and the Far East, vice chancellors and their architects have, over several centuries, produced an extraordinary range of innovative buildings. This book has been written to highlight the importance of university architecture. It is intended as... more...

  • Vernacular Buildingsby Allen Noble

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 94.00

    The face of the world is changing and nowhere is this more evident than with vernacular buildings. They disappear or are extensively changed for a variety of reasons, from natural causes such as fire, storm and earthquake, to a wide variety ofcultural causes including obsolescence and changes in fashion, function and lifestyle. All of these factors,... more...

  • City Halls and Civic Materialismby Swati Chattopadhyay; Jeremy White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built form travelled beyond Europe to become an established... more...