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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 19.99
Royal Barry Wills was the founder and namesake of one of America?s most famous architecture firms. Now run by his son, Richard Wills, the Boston firm has been designing elegant private homes in the Colonial New England tradition for over 85 years. This fully illustrated, handsome book features examples of the firm?s work from the beginning to the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
Eine Entdeckungsreise durch die Ideenwelt der Baukunst von der griechischen Antike bis heuteá _____á Worin besteht der Unterschied zwischen einer dorischen und einer ionischen Sńule? Welche Funktion hat ein Strebebogen? Was sind die Leitmotive der modernen Architektur? Wie unterscheidet sich Restaurierung von Konservierung? Wann ist ein Bauwerk blo▀... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 179.00
The Palazzo Barbarigo has always featured a characteristic fašade with a terrace looking out on the Grand Canal. The main fašade is located on the Rio di San Polo. This study explains the origin of this unusual architectural hallmark and examines the multi-epochal features of the Palazzo?s interior decoration and the Barbarigo family?s once renowned... more...
- 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. Todays visitors come searching for antique treasures, to explore deep caverns,... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 26.99
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 39.99
?Isabelle Sieh befasst sich mit den Hochschulreformen in Frankreich und Deutschland, die seit Beginn des Bologna-Prozess in beiden Landern unternommen worden sind. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Frage, ob der Bologna-Prozess gema▀ seiner expliziten Zielsetzung zur Annaherung der Hochschulsysteme in Europa beitragt und nationale Unterschiede minimiert werden.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99
An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America?s leading architect and his work á This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids , details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 210.00
Urban areas have been caught up in a turbulent process of transformation over the past 50 years and changes have been rapid, with issues such as mobility, nature, water management, energy use and public space featuring prominently._x000D_ In each Olympic year since 1988, the Faculty of Architecture at Delft University of Technology has held an international... more...