In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight and one in 50 East Germans were info read more
Visionäre Entwürfe von Architekten und Künstlern sorgten im Österreich der wilden sechziger Jahre für internationale Aufmerksamkeit. Diese als „Austrian Phenomenon" bezeichneten Projekte und Installationen enthielten die read more
Selten war Architektur so en vogue. Der Begriff Bilbao-Effekt ist zum geflA1/4gelten Wort geworden. Design wird geradezu als LAsung aller Probleme angepriesen. Doch dieser Trend kAnnte bald zu Ende sein.
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About The Author:
PHILIP JODIDIO has published more than fifty books on architecture, including Architecture: Art, Architecture: Sculpture, Architecture: Nature an d Under the Eaves of Architecture.
About the Book: Hitler 1889-1936: Hubris
Drawing on a range of sources, this work recreates the world which first thwarted and then nurtured the young Hitler. As his seemingly pitiful fantasy of being Germany's saviour attracted more a read more
This book is a study of Georg Busolt (1850-1920), a noted German historian of classical Greece. The treatment is based on a collection of his own letters, mainly written to other scholars.Over 100 letters from Busolt to others are collected and edited read more
Situated between Russia, Turkey, and Iran and comprising part of the Russian Federation along with Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, the Caucasus region is best known for ethnic and religious divides that have resulted in bloody conflic read more
The Persian Empire was the first major eastern power to actually extend its borders into Europe. Unlike the Phoenic read more
German artist Kurt Schwitters began constructing the Merzbau, a combination of collage, sculpture, and architecture, in a corner of his studio in Hannover, Germany in 1920. Also called the Cathedral of Erotic Misery, this was Schwitters's private world read more
"Every man is a Berliner, forced to look upon a scar. . . .Behind me stands a wall that encircles the free sectors of this city, part of a vast system of barriers that divides the entire continent of Europe. From the Baltic, south, those barriers cut a read more
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