This publication uses a wealth of texts, plans, models and architectural shots to give a comprehensive overview of the entire building, showing how aesthetics and functionality can enter into an extremely fertile symbiotic relationship.
The current guide helps you to explore the forgotten gems of this period of architecture in the Ruhr district. In total, the book sheds light on 54 structures, throughout 17 cities, all of which were specially selected, photographed, and described for this publication. Text in English and German.
Hefte zur Baukunst, a publication series issued by the Hermann Reemtsma Stiftung, puts the spotlight on architectural structures that are of historic importance, documenting their background, development, and professional restoration. Text in English and German.
The first volume of "Hefte zur Baukunst" is devoted to Berlin's Tieranatomische Theater. Situated close to the Charite hospital, this lecture theater for the demonstration of veterinary anatomy is the oldest remaining academic building in the German capital. Text in English and German.
This book introduces 30 examples that illustrate how seemingly everyday conversions can be turned into groundbreaking architecture, while eight essays shed light on the important role of conversion in history and the theory of architecture.