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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.95
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 extensive... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40
Das deutschsprachige Gegenwartstheater gilt vielen als verrückt oder zumindest weitgehend unverständlich. Andere halten deutschsprachige Ensemble- und Repertoiretheater für die weltweit avanciertesten. Sicher ist, dass das Regietheater kaum einen kalt lässt oder langweilt, obwohl es bereits ein halbes Jahrhundert alt ist. Wer es besser verstehen will,... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
Seit dem Muslime nicht länger in den Hinterhöfen der Vorstädte beten möchten, sondern repräsentative Moscheebauten errichten, scheint die lokale Politik in Deutschland herausgefordert. Akteure vor Ort wie kommunale Mandatsträger und leitende Beamte aus der städtischen Verwaltung entscheiden über die Genehmigung eines Moscheebau-Projektes. Aber auch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
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...
- 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 prove... more...
- Birkhäuser 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.95
Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural role in reshaping the fabric and structure of British metropolitan cities in the post-war period and traces the links between the experience... more...