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Braunfels, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 355 works in 1,521 publications in 6 languages and 12,363 library holdings
Genres: History  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Dedicator, Correspondent, win
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Most widely held works about Wolfgang Braunfels
 
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Braunfels
Monasteries of Western Europe; the architecture of the orders by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

95 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive work tracing the beginning of monasticism in the West, this book is the only volume to deal so comprehensively with the supremely rewarding tradition of monastic architecture throughout the whole of its long history
Karl der Grosse: Lebenswerk und Nachleben by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

91 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban design in Western Europe : regime and architecture, 900-1900 by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes a city endure and prosper? In this masterful survey of a thousand years of urban architecture, Wolfgang Braunfels identifies certain themes common to cities as different as Siena and London, Munich and Venice ... Braunfels describes scores of cities, classifying them as cathedral cities, city-states, imperial cities, maritime cities, "ideal cities" (those towns which, planned by often absent rulers for a specefic purpose, failed to develop independent lives) ... Lavishly illustrated with city plans, bird's-eye views, early renderings, and modern photographs, Urban Design in Western Europe will both delight and instruct architects, urban planners, historians, and travelers."--Page 4 of cover
The Plan of St. Gall : a study of the architecture & economy of & life in a paradigmatic Carolingian monastery by Walter William Horn( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection emphasizes the materials utilized in the design and printing of THE PLAN OF ST. GALL. These materials include typescript drafts of text, correspondence, proofs, advertising material, and Born's detailed layout designs. The design material includes sketches of pages; original page, binding, and endpaper designs in several states; photographic prints and negatives; planning layouts of each volume; and a large portion of the original graphic material illustrating the work
Mittelalterliche Stadtbaukunst in der Toskana by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Standardwerk zur Idee der Stadt als einheitlichem "Bauwerk" mit Mauern, Kirchen, Palästen, Straen und Brücken wurde vor sechzig Jahren konzipiert und ist von der Wissenschaft bis heute nicht überholt. Zugleich ist es aus Sicht von Architekten eines der wichtigsten Lehrbücher zur Stadtbaukunst. Wolfgang Braunfels (1911-1987) widmete sich in langjährigen, durch den Zweiten Weltkrieg unterbrochenen Archivstudien der Baugenese von Florenz, Siena und Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, Pienza, Volterra, Cortona und anderen Städten der Toskana, deren Baugesetzgebung er auswertete. Er begründete damit eine stadtgeschichtliche Forschung, die dem Wachstum der Städte, ihrer baulichen Struktur, inneren Ordnung und ihrem ästhetischen Gefüge als Gemeinschaftswerk aller Bürger Aufmerksamkeit widmet. Widerrufen wurde damit das romantisch geprägte Bild einer zufällig "gewachsenen" Stadt des Mittelalters. Die Neuausgabe ergänzt der Sohn des Autors, der Architekt und Städtebauer Stephan Braunfels
Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie by Engelbert Kirschbaum( Book )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

34 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie by Engelbert Kirschbaum( Book )

33 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Welt der Karolinger und ihre Kunst by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abendländische Stadtbaukunst : Herrschaftsform u. Baugestalt by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

33 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl der Grosse: Werk und Wirkung [Ausstellung] by Aachen (Germany)( Book )

22 editions published in 1965 in German and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aus dem Vorwort: Diese große Ausstellung des Europarates ist Karl dem Großen gewidmet, dem ersten Kaiser, der Europa zu vereinen wußte. Wir gedenken in diesem Jubiläumsjahr (1965) der 1200jährigen Wiederkehr des ersten bezeugten Aufenthaltes seines Vaters Pippin 765 in Aachen, der 800jährigen Wiederkehr des Tages, an dem Friedrich Barbarossa seinen erlauchten Ahnen 1165 in den Kreis der heiligen Könige erhoben hat. Der Arbeitskreis, der diese Ausstellung zusammengestellt hat, will das Wirken Karls des Großen in eben dem Rahmen veranschaulichen, in dem es sich in den letzten zwanzig Jahren seines Lebens, 794 bis 814, in Aachen vollzogen hat
Kleine italienische Kunstgeschichte : achtzig Kapitel by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

38 editions published between 1939 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl der Grosse in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

38 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in German and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie by Engelbert Kirschbaum( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie by Engelbert Kirschbaum( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festschrift Wolfgang Braunfels by Friedrich Piel( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kunstgeschichtliche Studien für Hans Kauffmann by Wolfgang Braunfels( Book )

14 editions published in 1956 in German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Monasteries of Western Europe; the architecture of the orders
Alternative Names
Braunfels, W.

Braunfels, Wolfgang

Peterich-Braunfels, ... 1911-1987

Wolfgang Braunfels deutscher Kunsthistoriker

Wolfgang Braunfels Duits kunsthistoricus (1911-1987)

Wolfgang Braunfels German art historian and author

ブラウンフェルス, ヴォルフガング

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Urban design in Western Europe : regime and architecture, 900-1900