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Cafes and Bars

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The design of bars and cafes has played an important role in the development of architecture in the twentieth century. This influence has been felt particularly strongly over the last 30 years, in a time when these social spaces have contributed significantly to the rediscovery and reinvention of cities across Europe and North America.
This volume presents and examines this...more
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Published July 25th 2007 by Taylor & Francis Group (first published February 15th 2007)
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Introductory articles focus on the basics and development of the Public House in all its various manifestations, from the Viennese Kaffeehaus, to the Parisian Café, to the American Cocktail Bar. A welcoming atmosphere, a refuge at some remove from the home that still aimed to present a kind of domestic order and tranquility, but without the concerns or entanglement.

Appropriate to its origins in Asia Minor, the coffee house played on the theme, at first :
"Inspired by the occasional visits of O...more
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Oase 86: Baroque Commissioning Architecture/Opdrachtgevers in de Architectuur Cafes and Bars: The Architecture of Public Display (Interior Architecture) Restaurants & Dining Rooms Oase 70: Architecture and Literature

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