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  • Freestanding Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal dwelling arrangement. The range of potential solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale. ... more...

  • Frank Gehry MARTa Herfordby MARTa Freunde und Förderer

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 39.95

    Im Mai 2005 wurde in Herford, Zentrum der Möbelindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalens, der von Frank O. Gehry entworfene Museumsbau eröffnet. Die Galerie im bestehenden Gebäude ist neutral gehalten und entspricht der Vorstellung von einem White Cube; der Dom und die umliegenden Galerien weisen dagegen den eigenwilligen Charakter von Gehrys Formensprache auf.... more...

  • James Carpenterby Sandro Marpillero; Jörg Schlaich; Kenneth Frampton

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 69.95

    Internationale Monografie über den herausragenden New Yorker Architekten James Carpenter. Seine Arbeiten sind eine ungewöhnliche Verbindung aus Architektur und Kunst. Seine Glasfassaden spielen mit Licht, Reflexion und Refraktion. Seine Arbeiten sind u.a. der Moiré Treppenturm im Post Tower in Bonn, das Tulane University Student Center in New Orleans... more...

  • Mobile Architekturby Robert Kronenburg; Sonja Wesseler

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 39.49

    This book discusses the forerunners, present context, and technology of portable architecture. It documents numerous international examples, organized by areas of application, and offers a broad array of suggestions for practical design. more...

  • Portable Architectureby Robert Kronenburg

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 62.95

    This book discusses the forerunners, present context, and technology of portable architecture. It documents numerous international examples, organized by areas of application, and offers a broad array of suggestions for practical design. more...

  • Row Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. more...

  • Beyond Modernist Mastersby Felipe Hernández

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    Latin America has been an important place for architecture for many decades. Recently, architecture on the continent has continued to evolve, and an extremely creative scene has developed. Within this context, the book considers outstanding projects that have prompted discussion and provided fresh impetus all across Latin America. more...

  • Freistehende Häuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal arrangement of all dwellings. The range of possible solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale.... more...

  • Courtyard Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This volume deals with the various types of the courtyard house, which utilizes the courtyard as an intimate outdoor living space. A presentation of the courtyard as a building block of the city is followed by coverage of the complete spectrum of types?cluster, network, carpet, terraces, etc. more...

  • Shoko-Ken: A Late Medieval Daime Sukiya Style Japanese Tea-Houseby Robin Noel Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 163.00

    The late medieval sukiya tea-house is recognised by scholars and architects as the precursor for the modern and contemporary Japanese architectural tradition. This form is also seen to have contributed significantly to aspects of Western architectural tradition. The daime style is possibly the most distinctively 'Japanese', enigmatic and oldest form... more...