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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of buildings that emerged during these seminal centuries of European history. Although marked by the rise of powerful... more...
- Sidestone Press 2010; US$ 42.00
Central Javanese temples were not built anywhere and anyhow. On the contrary: their positions within the landscape and their architectural designs were determined by socio-cultural, religious and economic factors. This book explores the correlations between temple distribution, natural surroundings and architectural design to understand how Central... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00
DAVID J. NEUMAN, FAIA, LEED AP, is the architect for the University of Virginia, where he guides sustainability and land use planning, facilities planning and design of capital projects, and stewardship of cultural resources. Neuman previously served as University Architect and Associate Vice Provost for Planning at Stanford University, Campus Architect... more...
- Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99
There are now over 25 books published as part of the Aspects Series, each one taking readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery through their town, city or area. Here Birmingham, once "The Workshop of the Empire" is revealed in twelve studies of the city and its people. Here we find "Birmingham Municipal Bank", the only successful... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
The essays in this volume take a cultural-historical perspective to explore the development of the royal capital from the late Middle Ages well into the early modern era. They examine the wide range of symbolic interactions inside these royal capital societies and show that rather than being mere epiphenomena, such symbolic interactions... more...
- 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...
- DETAIL 2011; US$ 42.00
Viele der in den letzten Jahren entstandenen Weingüter überzeugen durch ihre besondere Architektur: Auf die Umgebung eingehend, vermitteln sie dessen Atmosphäre und spiegeln die Tradition der Winzer wider. Anhand ausgewählter Weinbauten spannt dieser Titel den Bogen von der Lese bis zur Verkostung aus Sicht der Architekten: sie erzählen ihre persönlichen... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
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... 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...