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  • Valode & Pistre Architectsby Philip Jodidio

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 98.00

    The firm of Denis Valode and Jean Pistre, which has been practicing for 25 years, entered upon a new phase of its career in 1992, when the architects — in cooperation with the landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson — received the Equerre d’argent prize of the journal Le Moniteur for the L’Oréal corporate headquarters outside Paris. Their predominantly... more...

  • Measured and Drawnby David Andrews; Jon Bedford; Bill Blake; Paul Bryan; Tom Cromwell

    Historic England 2013; US$ 21.88

    An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...

  • Quedlinburg im 14. und 16. Jahrhundertby Thomas Wozniak

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Vor einigen Jahren wurden bei Bauarbeiten auf einem Dachboden in Quedlinburg drei Steuerregister aus dem 16. Jh. entdeckt, die zwischen den Deckenbalken eines Fachwerkbaus versteckt waren. Selbst für eine Stadt wie Quedlinburg, die mit ihren 1.200 Fachwerkhäusern eines der größten Flächendenkmale in Deutschland ist und auf der Liste des UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe... more...

  • Architektur. Landschaft / Architecture. Landscapeby Nathalie de Vries; Eva Guttmann; Haus der Architektur Graz

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 48.00

    This is the sixteenth time the Styrian Architecture Award is awarded. For the third time, the winner was selected by a curator, who is also responsible for the design of the corresponding publication, instead of a jury. Nathalie de Vries, of the MVRDV architecture office in The Netherlands was chosen to be the curator of this year’s award.... more...

  • Greeceby Alexander Tzonis; Alcestis P. Rodi

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    The remains of antiquity define Greek architecture in the popular imagination, but Greek edifices encompass far more than these ancient structures. Offered here is a comprehensive survey of modern Greek architecture of the past hundred-plus years. The book explores the buildings and architects of modern Greece, ranging from nineteenth-century neoclassical... more...

  • Landmarks of Russian Architectby Brumfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    A comprehensive guide to Russian architecture, this volume is designed for students and other readers wishing to gain an understanding of the subject. more...

  • Conservation Todayby David Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Architecture and the Welfare Stateby Mark Swenarton; Tom Avermaete; Dirk van den Heuvel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes - housing, schools, new towns, cultural and leisure centres... more...

  • 1922 – Ausblick auf eine Architekturby Fondation Le Corbusier

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 39.00

    Le Corbusier fasst in seinem ersten Buch jene erregenden Aufsätze über Architektur zusammen, die er 1920/22 für die Zeitschrift “Esprit Nouveau” schrieb. Vers une Architecture wurde eines der einflussreichsten und zugleich am wenigsten verstandenen Architekturbücher des 20. Jahrhunderts. Es gilt als einer der grossen Vor-Entwürfe für... more...

  • The Le Corbusier Guideby Deborah Gans

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Le Corbusier Guide presents the architecture of Le Corbusier. The focus is on Paris given that it is his adopted city and the place where he came of age. Within its environs is a representative sample of his built work. It contains most of his purist houses, and an early foray away from the crisp surfaces of Purism. This itinerary follows the... more...