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  • Time Matter(s)by Federica Goffi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    This book fills in a blind spot in current architectural theory and practice, looking into a notion of conservation as a form of invention and imagination, offering the reader a counter-viewpoint to a predominant western understanding that preservation should be a 'still shot' from the past. Through a micro-historical study of a Renaissance... more...

  • Symbolische Interaktion in der Residenzstadt des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeitby Gerrit Deutschländer; Marc Höh; Andreas Ranft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Die im 15. Jahrhundert einsetzende Residenzbildung, in deren Verlauf die fürstlichen Hofhaltungen ortsfest wurden, muss in direktem Zusammenhang mit dem jeweiligen städtischen Umfeld der neu entstehenden Residenzen gesehen werden. Die zuvor mobilen Höfe setzten sich nicht einfach in bestimmten Städten fest: Residenzbildung bedeutete stets auch Residenzstadtbildung,... more...

  • Wine and Architectureby Denis Duhme; Katrin Friederichs; Heinz-Gert Woschek

    DETAIL 2012; US$ 42.00

    "Several wineries and vineyards have captured the public?s eye in recent years thanks to their distinctive architecture, which thoroughly conveys the atmosphere of their surroundings while reflecting the tradition of the winemaker. Through selected vineyards, this book traces the path of winemaking from grape harvest to tasting - all through the eyes... more...

  • Wein und Architekturby Denis Duhme; Katrin Friederichs; Heinz-Gert Woschek

    DETAIL 2011; US$ 42.00

    Viele der in den letzten Jahren entstandenen Weingüter überzeugen durch ihre besondere Architektur: Auf die Umgebung eingehend, vermitteln sie dessen Atmosphäre und spiegeln die Tradition der Winzer wider. Anhand ausgewählter Weinbauten spannt dieser Titel den Bogen von der Lese bis zur Verkostung aus Sicht der Architekten: sie erzählen ihre persönlichen... more...

  • Pedestrian Modernby David Smiley

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 105.00

    In Pedestrian Modern , David Smiley reveals how the design for places of consumption?stores and shopping centers?informed emerging modernist tenets. Tracing the history of architecture?s relationship with retail environments during a time of significant transformation in urban centers and in open suburban landscapes, Pedestrian Modern expands... more...

  • Building Milwaukee City Hallby Dennis Pajot

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Milwaukee's City Hall on East Wells and North Water streets is a landmark. Not only officially, but as part of Milwaukee's identity, from the city's flag to the Laverne and Shirley sit-com in the 1970s. The site for this familiar building was not easily chosen. The final location was not the first choice for most of Milwaukee's movers... more...

  • Live Architectureby Robert Kronenburg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day. This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest barroom music space to the largest stadium-filling rock set. It draws on the author?s... more...

  • Moschee-Konflikteby Christoph Hohage

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Seit dem Muslime nicht langer in den Hinterhofen der Vorstadte beten mochten, sondern reprasentative Moscheebauten errichten, scheint die lokale Politik in Deutschland herausgefordert. Akteure vor Ort wie kommunale Mandatstrager und leitende Beamte aus der stadtischen Verwaltung entscheiden uber die Genehmigung eines Moscheebau-Projektes. Aber auch... more...

  • Nurseries: A Design Guideby Mark Dudek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Architecture can inspire young children; the very shape and form of a daycare center can not only stimulate their imagination but can help children form strong relationships and help promote development. This design guide presents all the elements of building design that combine to create the very best environment for young children and the people... more...

  • Wien Südbahnhof. Bestand und Abbruch / Vienna South Station and its demolition / 2007?2010by Roman Bönsch

    Ambra 2011; US$ 42.00

    In this large-format pictorial, the artist Roman Bönsch pays homage to Viennas former Southern Train Station (Südbahnhof) and documents its demolition. While the 4th Southern Train Station or now, to use its official nomenclature, the Vienna Main Train Station is already under construction, the station erected by the architect and ÖBB planner Heinrich... more...