By Michael Meng
By Michael Meng
By Claudia Dinep,Kristin Schwab
By Joseph Korom
The skyscraper is an American invention that has captured the public’s mind's eye for over a century. The tall construction is totally man-made and borne within the minds of these with either slide ideas and pcs. the yank Skyscraper…is the tale of the skyscraper’s upward thrust and the popularity of these who contributed to its improvement. during this ebook, the writer examines America’s first tall constructions, the results of twelve years of in-depth study through an finished and released architect and architectural historian. Over three hundred compelling images, charts, and notes make this the last word software of reference for this topic. Biographies are woven all through with interval norms, politics, and existence, supporting to put featured skyscrapers in context. readily, there isn't any ebook like this one.
By Donald McNeill
By Jeanne K. Pirtle
By Stephen Pierce
By Bloomsbury Publishing
Published in partnership with the Commonwealth battle Graves fee (CWGC), it is a thematic advisor to approximately 30 destinations at the Somme. published as a part of the commemorations of the anniversary of the conflict, this a top quality, climate resistant battlefield significant other, spiral certain and containing a map and battlefield trails. It indicates websites to go to, and divulges a few of the lesser-known tales in the back of CWGC websites and the boys and girls they commemorate, supplying a photo of the day's struggling with and its casualties. this can be a useful source for a person traveling to the Somme during this centenary year.
By Emmanuel Petit
While the 1st half the 20 th century in structure was once, to a wide quantity, characterised by way of suggestions in aesthetics (accompanied via succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war many years observed emerge a extra subtle and highbrow disciplinary framework that at last metamorphosed into the hugely theory-focused second of the 'postmodern'. Colin Frederick Rowe (1920 - 1999) was once a pacesetter of this epistemic shift because of his flair to attach his ancient and philosophical erudition to the visible research of architecture.
This e-book unites ten varied views from architects whose lives and concepts intersected with Rowe’s, including:
In their serious evaluate of a key 20th century formalist, those popular architects ponder how their very own positions got here to diverge from Rowe’s. Reckoning with Colin Rowe is a thought-provoking dialogue of key colleges, areas, strategies and folks of architectural idea because the post-war years, illustrated with over 40 attractive black and white drawings and photographs.
By Arjun Singh
By James McKee,Edward Zimmer,Matthew Hansen