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  • 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...

  • 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$ 27.95

    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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  • 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 of cultural causes including obsolescence and changes in fashion, function and lifestyle. All of these factors,... more...

  • Railway Heritage and Tourismby Michael V. Conlin; Geoffrey R. Bird

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    This is the first book of its kind to examine railway heritage in the context of tourism in a comprehensive, internationally relevant manner. It explores the challenges faced by developers and operators of railway heritage destinations including financial, legal and managerial sustainability in the modern tourism industry. These themes are exemplified... more...

  • City Halls and Civic Materialismby Swati Chattopadhyay; Jeremy White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • Tragende Bauteile aus Glasby Geralt Siebert; Iris Maniatis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 47.95

    Glaselemente als tragende Bauteile sind aus dem Hochbau nicht mehr wegzudenken. Jedoch gehören die ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen für Entwurf, Bemessung und Konstruktion für die Mehrzahl der Planer in der Praxis noch nicht zur Routine. Dieses Buch fasst die grundlegenden Kenntnisse über den Baustoff Glas sowie die aktuellen... more...

  • The Architecture of Failureby Douglas Murphy

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Against those who considerarchitecture to be a wholly optimistic activity, this book shows how the history of modern architecture is inextricably tied to ideas of failure and ruin. By means of an original reading of the earliest origins of modernism, the Architecture of Failure exposes the ways in which failure has been suppressed, ignored... more...

  • Der Dom zu Mainzby Fritz Arens; Günther Binding

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 18.13

    Päpste und Kardinäle, Kaiser und Könige fanden sich im Dom zu Mainz ein, um Synoden abzuhalten, Hochzeiten zu feiern oder Krönungen zu zelebrieren. Mainz war eines der mächtigsten Erzbistümer in Europa, seine Kathedrale zählt bis heute zu den Höhepunkten romanischer Baukunst. Der vorliegende Band, im baugeschichtlichen Teil von Günther Binding überarbeitet,... more...