In no other place have changing ideologies and urban designs inscribed themselves on the city structure in such a way as in Berlin. This rich collection representing the most diverse urban areas and architectural styles will enable the reader to make a journey through history, from medieval Alt-Berlin to the present day. Four walks lead to the prom
This architectural guide to the Austrian city of Linz includes photographs of all the buildings described and is published in a format that easily can fit in a pocket, as well as including a fold-out city map that guides readers around the featured projects.
"Ambitiously designed community buildings, faceless mass housing developments, and a monumental emptiness are the defining features of Pyongyang - a city of three million inhabitants rising from rubble after the Korean War of the 1950s. This guide offers unprecedented insights into the capital of what is probably the most isolated country in the wo
This guide not only introduces the reader to popular tourist attractions in Minsk, it offers a comprehensive picture of all layers and aspects of the city. The architectural works presented range from 17th century churches to arenas and hotels built for the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championships; from iconic symbols of the Belarusian capital to the di
This guide book is a must-have for all who are interested in European architecture and its rich history of diversified culture. Undoubtedly Riga is famous for its unique mixture of styles and traces of war and politics: German roots, Art Nouveau at its highest quality, Soviet Modernism, and a young European's nation on its way to architectural prof