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- Architectural Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
For nearly forty years the legendary firm led by Charles Follen McKim, William Rutherford Mead, and Stanford White was responsible for many of the finest buildings in America, including the Boston Public Library, Penn Station in New York, the Morgan Library, and the campus of Columbia University. This anthology of plans, elevations, and details... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 19.99
In 1901, Gustav Stickley began to create the first uniquely American style of furniture and home design?known as Craftsman. Stickley's principles of home design include construction that is in harmony with its landscape, open floor plans, built-in storage, and natural lighting. He was a major influence on Frank Lloyd Wright, and he remains... more...
- Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 29.00
From sash windows and ceramic tiles to barracks and warehouses, industrialized building has thrived since the nineteenth century in Europe and America. Yet architects have neglected this area of practical construction in favor of historical, theoretical, and artistic analyses, resulting in the emergence of an influential building industry with architects... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
Many generations ago, the cabin was the backbone of American life; it was the headquarters of that important unitthe home. It provided shelter, protection, and a foundation upon which to build a great empire. The pioneer cabin, understandably, was a necessity. Even in today's modern and complex world, many people still reside in cabins built to withstand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and creative solution to the complex problems of our contemporary mobile society, while at the same time dealing with issues of practicality, economy and sustainability. Architecture... more...
- DETAIL 2005; US$ 55.00
ob Betonfertigteile oder Ortbeton: fundierte Planungshinweise mit erläuternden Detailzeichnungen - Ratgeber: Worauf ist bei Ausschreibung, Bauvertrag und Bauleitung zu achten? - Praxisberichte zur Realisierung innovativer Betonoberflächen - Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Betonbau: Transluzenter Beton, Holzleichtbeton, Textilbeton - Beton und... more...
- DETAIL 2012; US$ 105.00
Während Innovationen und neue technische Entwicklungen heute immer schneller aufeinander folgen und im Bauwesen so gut wie alles möglich machen, findet gleichzeitig eine Rückbesinnung statt auf die wesentlichen Dinge im Leben. Sei es aus Nachhaltigkeitsgründen, die grundsätzlich Faktoren wie die Übernahme Ortsbild prägender Typologien und Materialien... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
In this engaging book Matthew Johnson looks 'behind the castle gate' to discover the truth about castles in England at the end of the Middle Ages. Traditional studies have seen castles as compromises between the needs of comfort and of defence, and as statements of wealth or power or both. By encouraging the reader to view castles in relation to... more...