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  • Cafes and Barsby Christoph Grafe; Franziska Bollerey

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95

    The design of bars and cafes has played an important role in the development of architecture in the twentieth century. This influence has been felt particularly strongly over the past thirty years, in a time when these social spaces have contributed significantly to the rediscovery and reinvention of cities across Europe and North America. This... more...

  • Festival Architectureby

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    With contributions from provocative art and architectural historians, this book is a unique exposition of the temporary architecture erected for festivals and the role it has played in developing Western architectural and urban theory. Festival Architecture is arranged in historical periods ? from Antiquity to the modern era ? and divided between... more...

  • RIBA Book of British Housingby Ian Colquhoun

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95

    RIBA Book of British Housing Design looks at the design solutions developed during the 20th and the 21st centuries, and illustrates over 200 of the most successful projects. It provides an overview of the evolution of housing development, and includes present day schemes and estate regeneration as well as special sections on housing in Scotland and... more...

  • Planning Successful Museum Building Projectsby Walter L. Crimm; Martha Morris; Carole L. Wharton

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    Planning Successful Museum Building Projects provides comprehensive, practical guidance on planning, financing, implementing, managing, and evaluating all kinds of museum construction projects. more...

  • The Invisible Element of Placeby Thomas Fisher; Peter Bastianelli-Kerze

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    "Even though it's bold, it doesn't shout at you," David Salmela says of the silvery house he designed for a woodsy setting in Deephaven, Minnesota. "It's not a barking dog. It's a resting, very gentle animal." The American Institute of Architects, conferring its 2008 Housing Award, was more direct: the house was,... more...

  • 10 Buildings that Changed Americaby Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer

    Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00

    10 Buildings that Changed America is the story of our country's most influential works of architecture and the people who imagined them. It is a journey across America and inside these groundbreaking works of art and engineering. more...

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte der deutschen Schlösserby Walter Hotz

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    Unter einem "Schloss" versteht man im Allgemeinen den repräsentativen Wohnbau des Adels und des bürgerlichen Patriziats. Aber was genau ist ein Zweiflügelbau? Oder ein Mittelrisalit? Und welche Architekten prägten den Schlossbau im 18. Jh.? Walter Hotz gibt umfassend Auskunft. Er beschreibt anschaulich die verschiedenen Bauformen der deutschen... more...

  • Das Burgenbuchby Michael Losse

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 22.88

    Türme und Zugbrücken, Verliese, Ritter und Burgfräulein beherrschen unsere Vorstellungen von der mittelalterlichen Burg. Diese entsprechen jedoch nicht unbedingt der vergangenen Realität. Michael Losse, Kunsthistoriker und seit Langem in der Burgenforschung tätig, legt mit diesem anschaulich illustrierten Band einen kompakten Überblick über die Geschichte... more...

  • Das Fachwerkhaus in Deutschland, Frankreich und Englandby Wilhelm Fiedler

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    Die Fachwerkbauweise war vom frühen Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit die gängigste Bauweise in Mitteleuropa. Wilhelm Fiedler hat sein Buch "als eine Art Leitfaden für die Architekten geschrieben, der auf kürzestem Wege durch das umfangreiche Gebiet der Holzbaukunst führen und dabei das Wesentliche hervorheben, das minder Wichtige zurückdrängen soll".... more...

  • Scholion Bulletin 7/2012by Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2014; US$ 48.99

    Aus dem Inhalt von Band 7: Tobias Büchi, 'Mechanische Operation' und 'mathematische Demonstration' Buonaiuto Lorini, Galileo Galilei und die Analogie von Maschinen- und Festungsbau Martin Pozsgai, Die Leihscheine des Donato Giuseppe Frisoni aus der Bibliothek Herzog Eberhard Ludwigs von Württemberg. Zu ihrer Bedeutung als Quellengattung Werner... more...