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  • 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...

  • The Crooked Spireby Chris Nickson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    1361: Orphaned by the Black Death, all John possesses are the tools that belonged to his father, a carpenter, and an uncanny ability to work wood. His travels bring him to Chesterfield, where he finds work erecting the spire of the new church. But no sooner does he begin than the master carpenter is murdered and John himself becomes a suspect. To... 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...

  • Century of Progressby Chicago Tribune Staff

    Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99

    A collection of rare, archival photographs of the 1933-34 Chicago world's fair, as taken from the Chicago Tribune. 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...

  • 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...

  • A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010by Elie G. Haddad; David Rifkind

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 74.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the developments in architecture from 1960 to 2010. The first section provides a presentation of major movements in architecture after 1960, and the second, a geographic survey that covers a wide range of territories around the world. This book not only reflects the different perspectives of... more...

  • Geheiligte Räumeby Franz-Heinrich Beyer

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 109.80

    Was sind die Besonderheiten des christlichen Kirchengebäudes? Wodurch unterscheidet sich dieser Bautyp von anderen und welche Merkmale lassen sich an ihm beschreiben? Woran kann man konfessionelle Unterschiede festmachen? Fragen dieser Art geht Franz-Heinrich Beyer in diesem Band auf den Grund. Der Autor behandelt anschaulich und auch für den historisch... more...

  • Blob-Architektur für das 21. Jahrhundertby Svenia Schneider

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.77

    Die Digitalisierung prägt unsere Gesellschaft wie kaum eine andere Entwicklung in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten und beeinflusst auch maßgeblich die Architektur. Seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre finden sich weltweit Bauwerke, die durch eine besonders extravagante Formsprache auf sich aufmerksam machen. Die Publikation widmet sich einer maßgeblich durch weiche,... 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...