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  • Umhüllen und Konstruierenby Susanne Wartzeck; Eva Maria Herrmann; Martin Krammer; Jörg Sturm

    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...

  • Setting the Sceneby Dr Alistair Fair

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival and reinterpretation of older ideas. The contributors... more...

  • Museum Spaceby Dr Kali Tzortzi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground between architecture and museology, and so between the... more...

  • Theatre Buildingsby Association of British Theatre Technicians; Judith Strong

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00

    The Association of British Theatre Technicians produced its first guide to the design and planning of theatres in 1972. Revised in 1986, it became the standard reference work for anyone involved in building, refurbishing, or creating a performance space. Theatre Buildings ? a design guide is its successor. Written and illustrated by a highly experienced... more...

  • Beyond Modernist Mastersby Felipe Hernández

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    Latin America has been an important place for architecture for many decades. Recently, architecture on the continent has continued to evolve, and an extremely creative scene has developed. Within this context, the book considers outstanding projects that have prompted discussion and provided fresh impetus all across Latin America. more...

  • Latin American Modern Architecturesby Patricio del Real; Helen Gyger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region?s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A foreword by historian Kenneth Frampton sets the stage... more...

  • Hammaming in the Shamby Richard Boggs

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19

    Legend has it that Damascus once had 365 hammams or 'Turkish baths': one for each day of the year. Originally part of an ancient Roman tradition, hammams were absorbed by Islam to such an extent that many became almost annexes to nearby mosques. For centuries, hammams were an integral part of community life, with some 50 hammams surviving in Damascus... more...

  • Best Ager im Kinoby Michael Kaschura

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 20.94

    In den 1990er Jahren erlebte das Kino eine explosionsartige Steigerung der Ticketverkäufe. Binnen kurzer Zeit wurden Kino-Komplexe gebaut und mit jeder großen Neuerung erlebte das Kino einen Aufschwung. Besonders männliche Jugendliche waren seit Jahren die Kernzielgruppe des Kinos und trugen zum Aufschwung der Branche und dem Erfolg der Multiplex-Kinos... more...

  • Architektur der Bauschädenby Joachim Schulz

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2011; US$ 29.95

    ?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...

  • Vom Wildwerden der Städteby Florian Rötzer

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 39.49

    Essays des renommierten Journalisten und Medientheoretikers zum Thema «Zukunft der Stadt». more...