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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
From the Rust Belt to Silicon Valley, the intersection between architecture and industry has provided a rich and evolving source for historians of architecture. In a historical context, industrial architecture evokes the smoking factories of the nineteenth century or Fordist production complexes of the twentieth century. This book documents the changing... 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
Architectures: Modernism and After surveys the history of the building from the advent of industrialization to the cultural imperatives of the present moment. Brings together international art and architectural historians to consider a range of topics that have influenced the shape, profile, and aesthetics of the built environment. ... 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 somewhere... more...
- UNSW Press 2014; US$ 29.99
What happens when artists are asked the questions usually addressed to planners and administrators?In Curating Sydney artists, architects, writers, designers and curators come together to reimagine the city. In a series of cutting-edge art and design projects they envisage a future where public art plays a vital role in the life of the city - from... more...