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Civil architecture :the new public infrastructure

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Book News Annotation:

The author's architecture firm in New York City has completed a wide variety of public projects and won numerous awards. He works and writes with consciousness of the fact that "those who design civil architecture labor at the intersections of their culture's aspirations, political struggles, and available resources" (from the introduction). In this resource he incorporates history, philosophy, and practical concerns along with presentation of case studies of schools, recreation facilities, public shelters, urban parks, and public utilities. Abundantly illustrated with photos (b&w), plans, and drawings.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-237) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070156654
Subtitle:
(the new public infrastructure )
Author:
Dattner, Richard
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Public architecture
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 93-12
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
vii, 243 p.

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