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Architecture, Landscape

  • The Grand Documentationby Eduard Kögel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Ernst Boerschmann was the most influential foreign architectural researcher in China in the first half of the twentieth century. This book concerns his three-year research expedition (1906?1909) through the Chinese Empire and the resulting publications, published in part by De Gruyter. Many of Boerschmann?s sketches, blueprints, and photos... more...

  • Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in Chinaby Dr Guanghui Ding

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private design firms who were committed to new material, theoretical and pedagogical practices. In doing so, this book argues that the journal has engaged in the presentation and... more...

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstructionby Dr Tino Mager

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far beyond aesthetic considerations. Taking architecture... more...

  • Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450?1730by Barry L Stiefel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Before the mid-fifteenth century, the Christian and Islamic governments of Europe had restricted the architecture and design of synagogues and often prevented Jews from becoming architects. Stiefel presents a study of the material culture and religious architecture that this era produced. more...

  • Hut Pavilion Shrine: Architectural Archetypes in Mid-Century Modernismby Assoc Prof Miles David Samson

    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...

  • The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980by Professor Andrew Leach; Professor John Macarthur; Professor Maarten Delbeke

    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...

  • Image, Text, Architectureby Dr Robin Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in The Architectural Review, 1940, an early project by... more...

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operationsby L. Mahdjoubi; C. A. Brebbia; R. Laing

    WIT Press 2015; US$ 538.00

    The proceedings of the BIM 2015 conference give details of how Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools and techniques have fundamentally altered the manner in which modern construction teams operate, the processes through which designs are evolved, and the relationships between conceptual, detail, construction and life cycle stages. more...

  • Ritterburgenby Joachim Zeune

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Was macht eine Burg zur Burg? Wer durfte Burgen errichten, und wie finanzierte man solch ein Bauwerk? Aus welchen Quellen ? abgesehen von den steinernen Zeugnissen der Vergangenheit ? lernen wir heute noch etwas über die Geschichte der Burgen und das Leben, das die Menschen darin führten? Wo bedarf unser Wissen um Burgen massiver Korrekturen? Welche... more...

  • Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016by Simon Whitbread

    Wiley 2015; US$ 79.99

    Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016  provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains... more...