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  • Beyond Anitkabirby Christopher S. Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    There have been five different settings that have contained the dead body of Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions, this book also describes and interprets the movement of Atatürk’s body through... more...

  • Computer Methods for Architectsby R A Reynolds

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

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  • Codeby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    The fourth volume in the series "Kontext Architektur" examines the architectural-theoretical relevance of the concept of "code" from various perspectives. The goal of this book is to arrive at a critical grasp of this concept?s vibrant tension between the cultural and the formal, the "outside" and the "inside" of a building. more...

  • Codeby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    The fourth volume in the series "Kontext Architektur" examines the architectural-theoretical relevance of the concept of "code" from various perspectives. The goal of this book is to arrive at a critical grasp of this concept?s vibrant tension between the cultural and the formal, the "outside" and the "inside" of a building. more...

  • Impossible Heightsby Adnan Morshed

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 112.50

    The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and ?30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating image of an airplane flying over the rising metropolis led many Americans to believe a new civilization had dawned. In Impossible Heights , Adnan Morshed examines the aesthetics that emerged... more...

  • Mathematical Excursions to the World's Great Buildingsby Alexander J. Hahn

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 49.50

    From the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Sydney Opera House and the Bilbao Guggenheim, this book takes readers on an eye-opening tour of the mathematics behind some of the world's most spectacular buildings. Beautifully illustrated, the book explores the milestones in elementary mathematics that enliven the understanding of these buildings and combines... more...

  • Architectural Acoustics Illustratedby Michael A. Ermann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 85.00

    Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture. This highly-visual guide includes over 350 illustrations that outline the physics of sound and the best design practices for... more...

  • Der Starke auf dem Dachby Bettina Ventker

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 104.59

    In der ägyptischen Tempelarchitektur finden sich für die Wasserableitung neben schmucklosen Steinblöcken auch figürlich ausgearbeitete Wasserspeier, die durchweg als rundplastische Löwen gestaltet sind. Anders als aus Griechenland, Rom oder von zahlreichen mittelalterlichen Kirchen und Kathedralen bekannt, speien die ägyptischen Exemplare das Wasser... more...

  • The Mysteries of Borobudurby John Miksic; Marcello and Anita Tranchini

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The glorious ninth-century Buddhist stupa of Borobudur ? the largest Buddhist monument in the world ? stands in the midst of the lush Kedu Plain of Central Java in Indonesia, where it is visited annually by over a million people. Borobudur contains more than a thousand exquisitely carved relief panels extending along its many terraces for a total... more...

  • The Copaby Mickey Podell-Raber; Charles Pignone

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    This beautifully illustrated history of Jules Podell's legendary club Copacabana features colorful characters, romance, and intrigue from the golden age of nightclubs. In this fascinating look behind the scenes of one of the world's most legendary nightclubs, the story of the Copa begins and ends with its fiery owner, Jules Podell. A Russian immigrant,... more...