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  • The Churches of Medieval Exeterby Nicholas Orme

    Impress Books 2014; US$ 10.94

    Medieval Exeter was a religious city containing nearly seventy churches, chapels, monasteries, and almshouses, as well as private oratories, holy wells, and standing crosses. This book explains why this huge number of buildings came into being from about the eleventh century onwards. It shows what they existed to do and how they interacted with one... more...

  • Architektur der Diplomatieby Jakob Hort

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 79.26

    Grundlegende Entwicklungen in den internationalen Beziehungen des 19. Jahrhunderts ? wie die Transformation des Staatensystems, der Wandel diplomatischer Praktiken und sich verschiebende Spielräume außenpolitischer Akteure ? untersucht Jakob Hort in ganz neuer Weise anhand der Architektur und Baugeschichte von Botschaftsgebäuden. Errichtet in den Zentren... more...

  • Designing and Building Fiddle Yardsby Richard Bardsley

    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 Trendsby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual nature which makes the physical environment of a university... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...