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Englert, Klaus
Spanish museum architecture has experienced a marked upturn since the 1990s, fired in part by the worldwide acclaim for Frank O. Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Spanish architects have designed unique museums that have changed the look of whole towns, from Rafael Moneo's Museo Nacional de Arte Romano in Merida to the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon in Leon in Castille, built by the Madrid architects Mansilla + Tunon. Moneo, who recently completed the annexe for the Museo del Prado in Madrid, may still be the leading figure in Spanish architecture, but architects like Mansilla and Tunon (who trained under Moneo), are now attracting attention internationally as well as in Spain, as are even younger talents who have just left architecture school. Spanish architects use a wide variety of formal languages, yet there are some characteristics that apply to them all: they are uninterested in Postmodernist games; the modern reinterpretation of regional building traditions is prominent in their practice; they are sensitive to particular features of the environment and topography. Kenneth Frampton observed in this context that Spanish architecture essentially runs counter to the globalisation tendencies that are increasingly reducing architectural form to a comfortable (yet formulaic) aesthetic product. This book, which makes an excellent museum guide, shows that this tendency is particularly conspicuous in the new museums, and confirms the world-class nature of new Spanish architecture. Klaus Englert studied philosophy and German. He was academic adviser to the Zollverein development company in Essen. He has worked for several years as free-lance culture correspondent and architecture critic for the Suddeutsche Zeitung, the Neue Zurcher Zeitung and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 199pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9783936681178
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Inventory #23933
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 54.00 approx. - € 47.70 approx.)
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Martin, Lambert S.
The interaction among national economies is critical to today's globalised society; no country can survive without trade. Major international organisations like the World Trade Organisation attempt to oversee and regulate these important relations. The United States, as the world's leading economic power is intimately involved with other countries and its own policies impact each nation. This book presents analyses of major international trade issues, emphasising their effects and relevance to the U.S. This overview is valuable to understanding the status of the global economy and America's role in it.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590333071
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Inventory #6523
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Allen, James S.
163pp.
Princeton University Press, 1958, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29838
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Blanchard, William H.
281pp.
Clio Press Ltd, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0874360323
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Inventory #19832
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Horch, Esther
196pp.
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26777
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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