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  • 'Gutes' Theaterby Rita Gerlach-March

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 18.80

    Wie wird Kultur, wie wird Theater in Deutschland und Großbritannien produziert und finanziert? Resultiert das geringere staatliche Engagement in Großbritannien in einem ?schlechteren? Theatersystem, produziert kommerzielles Theater ?schlechtere? Stücke und setzt das deutsche öffentliche Theater seinen finanziellen Spielraum tatsächlich in ?bessere?... more...

  • 2007by Rat für Formgebung

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 77.00

    Der Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ist die zentrale Maßnahme der Designförderung des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie. Er wird vom Rat für Formgebung organisiert und prämiert Produkte von besonders herausragender Gestaltungsqualität. Voraussetzung für die Nominierung ist, dass ein Produkt bereits mit einem nationalen oder... more...

  • Architecture, Actor and Audienceby Iain Mackintosh

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    Understanding the theatre space on both the practical and theoretical level is becoming increasingly important to people working in drama, in whatever capacity. Theatre architecture is one of the most vital ingredients of the theatrical experience and one of the least discussed or understood. In Architecture, Actor and Audience Mackintosh explores... more...

  • The Architecture of Failureby Douglas Murphy

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Against those who considerarchitecture to be a wholly optimistic activity, this book shows how the history of modern architecture is inextricably tied to ideas of failure and ruin. By means of an original reading of the earliest origins of modernism, the Architecture of Failure exposes the ways in which failure has been suppressed, ignored... more...

  • Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalizationby Liane Lefaivre; Alex Tzonis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre give a readable, vivid, scholarly account... more...

  • Architecturesby Andrew Ballantyne

    Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22

    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...

  • Architektur der Bauschädenby Joachim Schulz

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2011; US$ 21.62

    ?Ich frage mich zuerst, ob etwas richtig und dann, ob etwas schön ist. ? Egon Eiermann Als Lehrbeauftragter für Baustoffe/Bauchemie werde ich von meinen Studenten - mer wieder gefragt, warum ich nur anhand von negativen Beispielen lehre. Eine e- fache Antwort hierauf gibt die Psychologie. Fehler sind kein Anzeichen für Versagen, sondern Hinweise auf... more...

  • Architektur und symbolisches Kapitalby André Bideau

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 35.00

    2016 New editorship Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Günther Fischer, Angelika Schnell Not unjustly referred to as legendary, this series of books on the history and theory of architecture and urban development was founded in 1963 by Ulrich Conrads, who was joined by Peter Neitzke as a co-editor of the series in the early 1980s. Now numbering... more...

  • Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Culturesby Janet McGaw; Anoma Pieris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning architecturally designed Indigenous cultural centres... more...