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  • Friedrich Achleitners Blick auf Österreichs Architektur nach 1945by Friedrich Achleitner; Kunstuniversität Linz

    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...

  • Slow Guide to Londonby Affrim Press

    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...

  • Vernakulare Moderneby Anita Aigner

    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...

  • West Country Households, 1500-1700by John Allan; Nat Alcock; David Dawson

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 50.00

    Essays on the development of the post-medieval house, its contents and decoration. more...

  • Renaissance Architectureby Christy Anderson

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 19.99

    A completely new approach to the history of Renaissance architecture, encompassing the entire continent and dealing with the work of well-known architects such as Michelangelo and Andrea Palladio alongside lesser known though no less innovative designers such as Juan Guas in Portugal and Benedikt Ried in Prague and Eastern Europe. more...

  • Sacrum Theatrum Romanumby Christian Antz

    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...

  • Der Dom zu Mainzby Fritz Arens; Günther Binding

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.78

    Päpste und Kardinäle, Kaiser und Könige fanden sich im Dom zu Mainz ein, um Synoden abzuhalten, Hochzeiten zu feiern oder Krönungen zu zelebrieren. Mainz war eines der mächtigsten Erzbistümer in Europa, seine Kathedrale zählt bis heute zu den Höhepunkten romanischer Baukunst. Der vorliegende Band, im baugeschichtlichen Teil von Günther Binding überarbeitet,... more...

  • The Progressive Architecture Of Frederick G. Scheibler, Jrby Martin Aurand

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 37.50

    Frederick G. Scheibler, Jr. (1872?1958) was the rare turn-of-the-century American architect who looked to progressive movements such as Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts for inspiration, rather than conventional styles. His fresh house designs and plans for apartment buildings and multifamily ?group cottages? feature dramatic massing, rich detailing,... more...

  • Hotel Lobbies and Loungesby Tom Avermaete; Anne Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place in popular imagination. As a place of exclusive... more...

  • Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architectsby George Baird; Thomas Fisher; Mark Kingwell; Mirko Zardini

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects is one of most innovative architectural offices in North America today. They have made a name for themselves both for their integrated design process embodying collaboration with experts, clients and future users as well as the diversity of their aesthetically refined and finely detailed designs.... more...