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- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 68.00
Achleitner earned his reputation as an expert authority through his teaching and his books. Some years ago, he repeated his legendary lecture at the Art University in Linz. This lecture is now presented in book form. Around 1,000 photographs illustrate the objects while also showing how Achleitner critically approached works of architecture... 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 29.19
Dieses Buch eröffnet neue Perspektiven für die Moderne-Forschung in der Architektur. Von poststrukturalistischer Kulturforschung inspiriert, fragen die Beiträge nach Grenzüberschreitungen und Durchdringungen in der architektonischen Kultur der Moderne und suchen nach den Spuren des Traditionalen im Modernen. Im Zentrum steht dabei die bürgerliche Aneignung... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Through a series of case studies, this book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the beginning of the twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Drawing on research from the United States, Europe and Australia, this collection of essays highlights key moments in industrial architecture and planning... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of buildings that emerged during these seminal centuries of European history. Although marked by the rise of powerful... more...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1997; US$ 64.47
Das Neumünster in Würzburg mit der einzigen römisch-hochbarocken Kirchenfassade in Deutschland erweist sich in mehrfacher Hinsicht als aufschlußreiches Forschungsfeld. Aus baugeschichtlicher Sicht steht der Neumünster-Umbau zwischen dem Einfluß oberitalienischer Bauhandwerker, die nach dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg nach Süddeutschland... more...
- 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...