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  • Friedrich Achleitners Blick auf Österreichs Architektur nach 1945by Friedrich Achleitner; Kunstuniversität Linz

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 53.31

    Durch seine Lehre und seine Bücher erlangte Achleitner seinen Ruf als kompetente Autorität. Vor einigen Jahren wiederholte er seine legendäre Vorlesung an der Kunstuniversität in Linz. Diese Vorlesung wird nun in Buchform vorgelegt. Rund 1.000 Fotografien zeigen Objekte und erklären gleichzeitig, wie der Kritiker Achleitner sich der Architektur... 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...

  • West Country Households, 1500-1700by John Allan; Nat Alcock; David Dawson

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 50.00

    Essays on the development of the post-medieval house, its contents and decoration. more...

  • Renaissance Architectureby Christy Anderson

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    A completely new approach to the history of Renaissance architecture, encompassing the entire continent and dealing with the work of well-known architects such as Michelangelo and Andrea Palladio alongside lesser known though no less innovative designers such as Juan Guas in Portugal and Benedikt Ried in Prague and Eastern Europe. more...

  • Buildings for the Performing Artsby Ian Appleton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95

    This Design and Development Guide is an essential book for those who are involved in the initiation, planning, design and building of facilities for the various performing arts, from local to metropolitan locations. It includes the stages in the development, decisions to be taken, information requirements, feasibility and advice necessary in the design... more...

  • Die Landmauer von Konstantinopel-Istanbulby Neslihan Asutay-Effenberger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 175.83

    The land walls of Constantinople are one of the largest and most important defensive fortifications from Late Antiquity. The subject of this book are the history and topography of the Theodosian Land Walls and the Walls of Blachernae (the so-called walls of the XIVth region, the Komnenian Walls, the section between the Komnenian Walls and... more...

  • The Progressive Architecture Of Frederick G. Scheibler, Jrby Martin Aurand

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 37.50

    Frederick G. Scheibler, Jr. (1872?1958) was the rare turn-of-the-century American architect who looked to progressive movements such as Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts for inspiration, rather than conventional styles. His fresh house designs and plans for apartment buildings and multifamily ?group cottages? feature dramatic massing, rich detailing,... more...

  • Hotel Lobbies and Loungesby Tom Avermaete; Anne Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place in popular imagination. As a place of exclusive... more...

  • Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architectsby George Baird; Thomas Fisher; Mark Kingwell; Mirko Zardini

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 54.91

    Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects is one of most innovative architectural offices in North America today. They have made a name for themselves both for their integrated design process embodying collaboration with experts, clients and future users as well as the diversity of their aesthetically refined and finely detailed designs.... more...

  • Universe of Stoneby Philip Ball

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.49

    Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries?and why was it built at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic? In this eminently... more...