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  • Higherby Neal Bascomb

    Crown Publishing Group 2003; US$ 19.00

    The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America.  In 1924, in the vibrant heart of Manhattan, a fierce rivalry was born.  Two architects, William Van Alen... more...

  • Transportable Environments 3by Robert Kronenburg; Filiz Klassen

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 115.95

    The latest volume in this popular series of books which explores the theoretical basis for temporary and transportable structures where permanence is either not possible or desirable. The book provides insight into the wide range of uses of these structures, the varied forms they take and the concerns and ideas for future development, focusing on... more...

  • Manhattan Skyscrapersby Eric Peter Nash; Norman McGrath

    Springer 2005; US$ 45.00

    New York City is a lot of things, but most of all it's a city of skyscrapers. From the cake-icing Gothic detailing of the Woolworth Building to the shimmering Art Deco of the Chrysler Building, tall buildings make Manhattan the ideal image of a city. "Manhattan Skyscrapers was the first book to document the highs and highers of the Big Apple's... more...

  • Modern Movement Heritageby Allen Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    This collection of essays serves as an introduction to modern architectural heritage and the specific problems related to the conservation of modern structures. It covers policy, planning and construction. A selection of case studies elaborates on these issues and illustrates how problems have been addressed. This volume celebrates the first 5... more...

  • Transportable Environments 2by Robert Kronenburg; Joseph Lim; Wong Yunn Chii

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 136.95

    This book explores aspects of the historical and theoretical basis for temporary and transportable environments and provides an insight into the wide range of functions that they are used for today, the varied forms they take and the concerns and ideas for their future development. Themes in the book range from wide-ranging topical issues like the... more...

  • Die Basilika in Byzanzby Michael Altripp

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    In Byzantium, the central structure is considered archetypical. This study shows that this assumption is only partly true. It presents the basilicas of the 7th to 15th centuries, addressing questions of typology, appointments, function, and the relationship to longitudinal and central constructions. It shows that the Byzantines were more flexible in... more...

  • Textile Hullen Bauen mit biegeweichen Tragelementenby Michael Seidel

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    Textile Hüllen sind Ausdruck einer intensiven Auseinandersetzung von Planern mit dem Thema Haut in der Architektur. Fortschritte in der Entwurfsmethodik, Werkstofftechnik, Bauteilentwicklung und Montageplanung im Technologiefeld Hoch-Leichtbau ermöglichen zunehmend anspruchsvollere Anwendungen von Textilen Hüllen mit raumbildender und... more...

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