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  • The Peterborough Book of Daysby Brian Jones

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    A day-by-day guide to Peterborough's history, this book contains political, sporting, criminal, strange, amusing and eccentric events from different periods of history of the cathedral city. Some events had a major impact on the history of the country as a whole, whilst others are just plain absurd! Featuring famous births, marriages, deaths, political... more...

  • The Churches of Medieval Exeterby Nicholas Orme

    Impress Books 2014; US$ 10.94

    Medieval Exeter was a religious city containing nearly seventy churches, chapels, monasteries, and almshouses, as well as private oratories, holy wells, and standing crosses. This book explains why this huge number of buildings came into being from about the eleventh century onwards. It shows what they existed to do and how they interacted with one... more...

  • Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centresby Akel Kahera; Latif Abdulmalik; Craig Anz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 78.95

    The design principles necessary to create functional and dynamic contemporary mosques can be hard to grasp for those unfamiliar with the Islamic faith. 'Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers' provides an easy-to-use and practical set of guidelines for mosque design, illustrated with 300 line drawings. Case studies of urban mosques in New... more...

  • Sacred Buildingsby Rudolf Stegers

    Springer 2008; US$ 119.00

    The building of religious structures represents a rare opportunity for the architect to concentrate on the creation of volume, space, and form. Sacred architecture is far less determined than other building tasks by functional requirements, norms, and standards. As a rule, it is free to unfold as pure architecture. Thus in design terms this building... more...

  • Les églises du Québecby Luc Noppen; Lucie Morisset

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 22.50

    À travers les épopées de l'édification et de la conservation des églises, les auteurs nous convient à un récit sur l'imaginaire québécois. Et sur ses avatars qui nous ramènent aux mésaventures universelles du patrimoine; Les églises du Québec. Un patrimoine à réinventer... more...

  • Quel avenir pour quelles églises ? / What Future for Which Churches?by Lucie Morisset; Luc Noppen; Thomas Coomans

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 29.25

    Des spécialistes européens et nord-américains analysent les expériences vécues et formulent des propositions concernant l'avenir et la propriété de ces nobles bâtiments, leur vocation et leur usage. Ils évaluent également les défis que posent la planification urbaine et la gestion de tels édifices... more...

  • Lost Churches of Mississippiby Richard J. Cawthon

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 35.00

    Lost Churches of Mississippi is a collection of archival photographs, postcards, and drawings of more than one hundred notable churches and synagogues vanquished by fire, disaster, development, or neglect. Constructed primarily from the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, these places of worship were often among the most visually prominent and architecturally... more...

  • Fortress-Churches of Languedocby Sheila Bonde

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 30.00

    Traces the relationship between religious and military realms in medieval Europe by examining fortress-churches. more...

  • Slow Guide to Londonby Affrim Press

    Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    The antithesis of trendy, "Slow London" celebrates all that's local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in London. It's an inspirational lifestyle guide for locals who want to live more and fret less. Readers are invited to rise up - in their own sweet time, of course - against the culture of speed,... more...

  • The Churches and Chapels of Walesby Nigel Yates; Jonathan M Wooding

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the most important church and chapel buildings in Wales from the early Middle Ages to the present day. more...