Press services - archive 2014
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Here you can find out about new publications,
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Claudia Miller, Hannes Bäuerle
Unique hotel architecture
You don't have to be a dedicated mountaineer or an intrepid skier to pine for a charming hotel or chalet in the mountains. The authors made a selection of 25 of their favourites. The book showcases the architecture and interior design.
The "Colour Wall"
Space shows its true colours
In the new Rems-Murr-Klinikum hospital complex (Winnenden, Germany), which was completed this summer, the artist and painter Burghard Müller-Dannhausen takes up the colour concept developed by the architects Hascher Jehle and makes it come alive through the language of art. By closely following the architectural concept he intensifies the building identity and promotes the identification of the people with their clinic.
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Construction and Design Manual
What do a hip luxury hotel and a mid-priced business-oriented hotel have in common? Both are expected to operate on a smoothly running organizational structure, with no snags or hitches in the services they provide.
Nicholas Clarke / Roger Fisher
This is a celebration of the works of professional architects in three South African metropolitan centres, namely Cape Town, Durban and the Johannesburg/Pretoria Axis. In total the guide features over a 150 projects with all salient information as to their dates of construction, designers and locality.
The Morphology of the Times
European Cities and their Historical Growth
This book highlights radical urban transformation in eight cities spread across continental Europe. Each story demonstrates a separate and fundamental transition, ranging from earlier collective configurations to the more institutionalised structures of later periods.
World Atlas of Sustainable Architecture
Building for a Changing Culture
This book will explore in genuine depth the sustainable strategies that could be applied, along with the practical work of key figures in the built environment, setting these against historical experiences and traditional cultures. It reflects important stages in the architectural and engineering-based design process when dealing with sustainable strategies in the built environment.
City and Wind
Climate as an Architectural Instrument
Spatial production is inevitably linked to climate issues. Architects and urban planners, as well as administrative bodies and developers, face a new responsibility in terms of the complexity of their conventional design and planning methods.
This Architectural Guide is a ticket to a journey of discovery off the beaten tourist path through Venice after 1950. The boat trips and walks in the guide lead to new residential complexes and converted harbour sheds, to works by Carlo Scarpa, Tadao Ando and David Chipperfield.
Riga is the European Capital of Culture 2014. With this summer’s publication of DOM publishers Architectural Guide Riga the first comprehensive overview of the Latvian capital - which is also the largest city of the Baltic - will be made available. The architectural historian Jānis Krastiņš presents some 500 objects spanning the 800 years of history of his home town Riga.
Drawing for Landscape Architects
Construction and Design Manual
When it comes to visualizing and sharing ideas, landscape architects frequently need to resort to pencil and paper, even in the digital age. For what good are CAD skills when you are on site, discussing a project with clients or colleagues?