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  • Shoah Presenceby Eran Neuman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the Ghetto Fighters’ House, the world’s first Holocaust museum; Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem; the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, and the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, the book discusses how the representation of history by architecture creates a dialectic process in which architecture... more...

  • Digital Archetypesby Sambit Datta; David Beynon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This multi-disciplinary study of early archetypal Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architectures examines how the styles from northwest India and were adapted as they spread into Southeast Asia. It unravels the specifically compositional and architectural linkages along the trading routes of South and Southeast Asia, and the common themes and influences... more...

  • Jugendstilby Jean Lahor

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Der Jugendstil (französisch : Art nouveau) bezeichnet einen in den 1880er und 1890er Jahren entwickelten Stil in der angewandten Kunst und der Architektur der westlichen Welt. Er stellte eine Reaktion auf die industrielle Revolution und das kreative Vakuum in ihrem Gefolge dar und bildete den Nukleus der ?Renaissance? der angewandten Künste. Das Hauptziel... more...

  • Railway Heritage and Tourismby Michael V. Conlin; Geoffrey R. Bird

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    This is the first book of its kind to examine railway heritage in the context of tourism in a comprehensive, internationally relevant manner. It explores the challenges faced by developers and operators of railway heritage destinations including financial, legal and managerial sustainability in the modern tourism industry. These themes are exemplified... more...

  • Building the Modern Churchby Robert Proctor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The author examines changing conceptions of tradition and modernity, and the development of a modern church architecture that drew from the ideas of the liturgical movement. Based on meticulous historical research in primary sources, theoretically informed, fully referenced, and thoroughly illustrated, this book will be of interest to anyone concerned... more...

  • From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Designby John Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers, for, as Plato said, they linked heaven and earth. Scripture... more...

  • Sports Architectureby Rod Sheard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    This book offers a rare chance to understand how sport and architecture come together to create an outstanding building type - a symbol of our times. Rod Sheard shares the experience and expertise of HOK LOBB in this beautifully illustrated book, offering practical advice and guidance on commissioning, designing and managing sports venues around the... more...

  • University Architectureby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    Some of the most exciting architecture in the world can be found on university campuses. In Europe, America and the Far East, vice chancellors and their architects have, over several centuries, produced an extraordinary range of innovative buildings. This book has been written to highlight the importance of university architecture. It is intended as... more...

  • Holocaust Memory Reframedby Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In Holocaust Memory Reframed , Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich examines Holocaust representations in three museums: Israel?s Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Germany?s Jewish Museum in Berlin, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. As she interprets the exhibits, Hansen-Glucklich clarifies how museums communicate Holocaust narratives... 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...