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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional types occur in both modernist and traditionalist... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin?s Monument to the Third International and Borromini?s dome for Sant?Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single page spread. As Giedion put it, writing of Sant?Ivo, Borromini... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country?s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive national expression of traditional Russian artistic culture... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00
The book reveals the functional interplay between carrying structures and building shells ? from foundations to exterior walls and roofs ? and presents the criteria that affect the choice of a system. The range of options goes from single-layer massive walls to complex façade systems. The fifth volume of the SCALE series will be an indispensable... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
Around the world, a new architectural form is emerging. In public places a progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This new phenomenon of architectural form – Pavilions, Pop-Ups and Parasols – is presaged by rapidly changing social... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 138.50 US$ 120.03
The first comprehensive guide to modern laboratory planning in ten years to address both construction and operating aspects. Many of the 30 authors are affiliated with the European Association for Sustainable Laboratory Technologies (EGNATON), which has also endorsed this ready reference. This expert team covers the entire lifecycle of a laboratory... more...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82
Liverpool's landscape, both in the city centre and throughout its historic suburbs, is studded with institutional buildings, some - like the great hospitals - very prominent, others - like Sunday Schools and chapels - punctuating ordinary street scenes. All, however, tell the story of how charity and public authorities responded to the desperate need... more...