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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Das Theater der Gegenwartby Andreas Englhart

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.46

    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...

  • 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...