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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 ($ 58.05 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Whitcut, Janet
181pp.
Governors of Edgbaston High School, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0950431508
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Inventory #22644
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Peat, Neville; Patrick, Brian
This title contains numerous colour photographs and narrative descriptions to create a portrait of the geography of the Central South Island. The chapters describe the glaciers of the area, the mountains, the rivers, the ranges, the highest peaks, and conservation concerns. The wildlife of the area is prominently featured. 141pp.
University of Otago Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: . Reissue. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1877276154
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Inventory #14178
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Blau, Joseph L.
A reprint of the 1954 Bobbs-Merrill edition. History's first national party with roots in a mass electorate, the Jacksonian Democrats were not so much unified around a shared policy program as they were a patchwork of conflicting interests. They came together most vigorously in the name of what they opposed: the emerging financial and commercial monopolies, the old Washington dynasty, and any whiff of privilege or aristocracy. Yet they demonstrated how even unprincipled national parties could invigorate representative democracy and repair the growing rifts between Northern industrialists, the Old South, and the developing West. These texts show the Jacksonian movement as a cross-section of nineteenth century America. A picture of popular democracy in its infancy, they together form a study of unity in diversity. 383pp.
Hackett Publishing Company, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206890
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Inventory #22901
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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70pp.
Waanders Publishers, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9040082243
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Inventory #23669
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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