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  • James Carpenterby Sandro Marpillero; Jörg Schlaich; Kenneth Frampton

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 53.04

    James Carpenters Arbeiten sind eine ungewöhnliche Verbindung aus Architektur und Kunst. Seine Glasfassaden ? u.a. für das Deutsche Auswärtige Amt in Berlin ? spielen ein Spiel mit Licht, Reflektion und Refraktion. Sie lenken unseren Blick nach außen oder schaffen je nach Sonnenstand wechselnde Eindrücke für den Passanten. Carpenter hat auch Kurzfilme... more...

  • Mobile Architekturby Robert Kronenburg; Sonja Wesseler

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 29.68

    Since the earliest people lived as nomads, their buildings were portable, constructed in a way that allowed them to be rebuilt as they moved to new locations for better living conditions as the seasons changed. This book discusses the forerunners, present context, and technology of portable architecture. It documents numerous international... more...

  • Portable Architectureby Robert Kronenburg

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 21.19

    Since the earliest people lived as nomads, their buildings were portable, constructed in a way that allowed them to be rebuilt as they moved to new locations for better living conditions as the seasons changed. This book discusses the forerunners, present context, and technology of portable architecture. It documents numerous international examples,... more...

  • Row Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 37.11

    Die intelligente Weiterentwicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Für den einzelnen Entwurf ebenso wie für die breite Verwendbarkeit, Wiederholbarkeit und Variation von erprobten Strukturen ist das vertiefte Verständnis der zugrunde liegenden Typen unverzichtbar. Für die Wohnungsbautypologie haben die... more...

  • Beyond Modernist Mastersby Felipe Hernández

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 47.73

    Lateinamerika ist seit vielen Jahrzehnten ein wichtiger Ort für die Architektur. Altmeister wie Barragán, Dieste, Lina Bo Bardi und Niemeyer waren und sind wegweisend für das architektonische Gestalten weltweit. Ihr Umgang mit Farben, Materialien und Wänden hat die architektonische Moderne nachhaltig beeinflusst. Seitdem und insbesondere... more...

  • Courtyard Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 37.11

    To continue developing existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in the field of residential building. A deeper understanding of the underlying types is indispensable for the success of the individual design, as well as for ensuring that tried and tested structures can be utilized, repeated, and varied in a wide variety of situations.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rehabilitación / Im Detail: Bauen im Bestandby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 74.28

    A former power plant becomes an art mile; a tea house is built on the remnants of a historical wall. Everywhere we encounter buildings which are no longer used in their original state and now provide the setting for new uses. As disparate as the structures in question themselves are the structural and technological demands they impose on the architect.... more...

  • Casas unifamiliaresby Rüdiger Krisch; Gert Kähler; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 79.59

    The private single family house is still very much the preferred choice of home. Yet in recent years there have been many changes not only in the personal situations of the residents, their expectations and desires, but also in the rising costs of energy and raw materials. This has meant that issues such as multi-functionalism, the use... more...