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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2011; US$ 29.99
?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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney Opera House... more...
- 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...