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  • John H. Kampmann, Master Builderby Maggie Valentine

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    Although relatively unknown in modern day San Antonio, John H. Kampmann was an imposing force during his lifetime (1819-1885). Professor Maggie Valentine explores the lasting legacy Kampmann had on the city. Valentine traces his life from his move to Texas, his involvement in the Civil War (he later received a presidential pardon... more...

  • Louise Blanchard Bethuneby Johanna Hays

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Louise Blanchard Bethune was the United States' first female professional architect. Bethune belonged to the influential group of pioneer architects--Daniel Burnham, John Root and Louis Sullivan--who supported her in becoming a fellow in the American Institute of Architects. In the booming industrial city of Buffalo, she preceded Frank Lloyd Wright... more...

  • Fenestra prospectivaby Gerd Blum; Kurt W. Forster

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 87.89

    Aussichten auf Land, ?Landschaft' und Gärten sind ein bestimmendes Merkmal von Palästen und Villen der Frühen Neuzeit in Italien, deren Diskurse über ideale Orte und architektonisch inszenierte Aussichten in diesem Buch erstmals umfassend rekonstruiert werden. Die Wirkungsgeschichte des antiken Topos des ?Theaters aus Anhöhen' als idealtypische... more...

  • Der Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza zu Venedigby Ines Lamprecht

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.71

    Der Palazzo Barbarigo wendet sich statt mit einer repräsentativen Fassade mit einer Terasse dem Canal Grande zu. Die Hauptfassade liegt am Rio di San Polo. Die Studie klärt, wie es zu diesem bauhistorischen Charakteristikum kam und beschäftigt sich darüber hinaus mit der aus verschiedenen Epochen stammenden Innenausstattung des Palazzo... more...

  • Exploring the Small Towns of Western Virginiaby Mary Burnham; Bill Burnham

    Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99

    Mineral springs and cooler climes have drawn vacationers to the resorts of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge for more than a century. Civil War campaigns raged up and down the valley, leaving nearly every small town with a tale to tell and a battlefield nearby. Today’s visitors come searching for antique treasures, to explore deep caverns,... more...

  • Exhibition in the Makingby Wolfgang Fiel

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 21.33

    The exhibition offers insights into the development process of the traveling exhibition on architecture in Vorarlberg, which shall first be opened to the public in September at the Werkraum Bregenzerwald before visiting Austrian cultural venues all over the world. The volume contains the guiding principles, the isometrics of exhibition... more...

  • Tiny House Livingby Ryan Mitchell

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 26.99 US$ 22.13

    Tiny House, Large Lifestyle! Tiny homes are popping up across America, captivating people with their novel approach not only to housing, but to life. Once considered little more than a charming oddity, the tiny house movement continues to gain momentum among those who thirst for a simpler, "greener," more meaningful life in the face of society's... more...

  • Die HOAI 2013 verstehen und richtig anwendenby Klaus D. Siemon; Ralf Averhaus

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 21.24

    Das Buch bietet einen praxisnahen Einstieg in die HOAI 2013 und fundierte Grundlagen zur Honorarermittlung für Architekten und Innenarchitekten. Ein Kurzkommentar jedes Paragrafens, Praxistipps zur Anwendung und Beispiele zur Abrechnung und zu speziellen Honorarermittlungstechniken festigen das Basiswissen und bieten eine verlässliche Hilfestellung... more...

  • Der Bologna-Prozess in Frankreich und Deutschland im Vergleichby Isabelle Sieh

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 27.70

    ?Isabelle Sieh befasst sich mit den Hochschulreformen in Frankreich und Deutschland, die seit Beginn des Bologna-Prozess in beiden Ländern unternommen worden sind. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Frage, ob der Bologna-Prozess gemäß seiner expliziten Zielsetzung zur Annäherung der Hochschulsysteme in Europa beiträgt und nationale Unterschiede minimiert werden.... more...

  • English Houses 1300-1800by Matthew. H Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Houses are more than a shelter from the elements: they also offer an unparalleled insight into the beliefs, ideas and experiences of the people who built and lived in them. In this engaging book, Matthew Johnson looks at the traditional houses that still exist throughout the English countryside and examines the lives of the ordinary people who once... more...