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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Academia Verlag 2012; US$ 20.90
Robert Grosseteste: Philosophy of Intellect and Vision focuses on two important areas in the philosophy of Robert Grosseteste at the beginning of the thirteenth century: Philosophy of Intellect and Philosophy of Vision. These two areas of Grosseteste's philosophy have not been thoroughly explored, nor their importance established. more...