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- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 68.00
Achleitner earned his reputation as an expert authority through his teaching and his books. Some years ago, he repeated his legendary lecture at the Art University in Linz. This lecture is now presented in book form. Around 1,000 photographs illustrate the objects while also showing how Achleitner critically approached works of architecture... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
The antithesis of trendy, "Slow London" celebrates all that's local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in London. It's an inspirational lifestyle guide for locals who want to live more and fret less. Readers are invited to rise up - in their own sweet time, of course - against the culture of speed,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Through a series of case studies, this book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the beginning of the twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Drawing on research from the United States, Europe and Australia, this collection of essays highlights key moments in industrial architecture and planning... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 19.99
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...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1997; US$ 64.47
Das Neumünster in Würzburg mit der einzigen römisch-hochbarocken Kirchenfassade in Deutschland erweist sich in mehrfacher Hinsicht als aufschlußreiches Forschungsfeld. Aus baugeschichtlicher Sicht steht der Neumünster-Umbau zwischen dem Einfluß oberitalienischer Bauhandwerker, die nach dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg nach Süddeutschland... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.78
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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95
"This collection of stimulating essays delights in the variety and diversity of modern architecture through differing processes of story telling and the analysis of facts. This is a book for the reader able to embrace plurality. Those who seek a singular vision will need to look elsewhere." Robert Tavernor, University of Bath <!--end--> ... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86
This invaluable, well-illustrated book is essential reading for all those railway modellers who are considering building a fiddle yard. The fiddle yard is a train storage area for locomotives and rolling stock that often remains out of view. For the modeller, it represents the 'rest of the railway network' and it is essential for layouts as it is... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Jill Bennett is a writer, curator, professor of experimental arts, and founding director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts at the University of New South Wales. She has been associate dean at the College of Fine Arts since 2006. Saskia Beudel is a writer and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney. She is author... more...