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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • L'architecture militaire ou la fortification nouvelleby Adam Freitag

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • 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...

  • Designing and Building Fiddle Yardsby Richard Bardsley

    Crowood 2014; US$ 28.99

    This invaluable, well-illustrated book is essential reading for all those railway modellers who are considering building a fiddle yard. The fiddle yard is a train storage area for locomotives and rolling stock that often remains out of view. For the modeller, it represents the 'rest of the railway network' and it is essential for layouts as it is somewhere... more...

  • Architektur und symbolisches Kapitalby André Bideau

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 26.37

    Oswald Mathias Ungers? (1926?2007) Werk ist nicht zu trennen von der vom westdeutschen Wohlfahrtsstaat konditionierten Stadt und der seit den 1960ern geführten Urbanitätsdiskussion. Nach der Abkehr vom umstrittenen Massenwohnungsbau suchte Ungers im abstrakten Bild der Architektur nach den zeitlosen Grundlagen der Disziplin. Diskursiv... more...

  • The Peterborough Book of Daysby Brian Jones

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    A day-by-day guide to Peterborough?s history, this book contains political, sporting, criminal, strange, amusing and eccentric events from different periods in the history of the cathedral city. Some events had a major impact on the history of the country as a whole, whilst others are just plain absurd! Featuring famous births, marriages, deaths,... more...