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The Portland Bridge Book
The Portland Bridge Book
by Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
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The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon. This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)

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The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons
The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons
by Vicky Ward
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The secret history of America's real estate barons and the empires they created Written by Vanity Fair investigative reporter and bestselling author, Vicky Ward, this enthralling expose delivers the inside scoop on some of history's most famous (and... (read more)

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Learning From Las Vegas : the Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form (Rev 77 Edition)
Learning From Las Vegas : the Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form (Rev 77 Edition)
by Robert Venturi
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Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic," self-aggrandizing monuments.This... (read more)

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Retail Spaces: Restaurants and Bars
Retail Spaces: Restaurants and Bars
by Judy Shepard
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"Restaurant and bar design is full of complexities. A multitude of details must be correctly decided upon before the first patron can be seated--making this possibly the most challenging sector within the retail world. This book takes readers on a... (read more)

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Fire Outdoors: Fireplaces, Fire Pits, Wood Fired Ovens, and Cook Centers
Fire Outdoors: Fireplaces, Fire Pits, Wood Fired Ovens, and Cook Centers
by Tina Skinner
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Over 200 images of outdoor fireplace, fire pit, and kitchen designs by professional landscape architects, contractors, custom homebuilders, kitchen designers, and hearth product manufacturers provide inspiration in the most complete book on the subject... (read more)

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Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
by Nicholas Shrady
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In the tradition of "Brunelleschi's Dome," comes a lively and richly informative chronicle of one of the world's most famous--and famously flawed--architectural and cultural icons, all presented in an innovative and striking format. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Treehouses of the World
Treehouses of the World
by Peter Nelson
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Treehouses bring out the child in all of us. Serving as private retreats, guest houses, or play spaces for family and friends, these enchanting arboreal constructions lift our spirits, inspire our dreams, and offer the promise of freedom from adult... (read more)

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New Bars & Restaurants 2
New Bars & Restaurants 2
by Daniela Santos Quartino
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Return to the architectural space explored in the popular New Bars & Restaurants with New Bars & Restaurants 2: an around-the-world odyssey of innovative architecture solutions to dining-space design. With beautiful full-color photographs and... (read more)

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Portland Bridge Book: 1989 Edition
Portland Bridge Book: 1989 Edition
by Sharon Wood Wortman
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Wortman offers technical information, history, and anecdotes for 12 bridges across the Willamette River, two across the Columbia River, and several railroad bridges in the Portland (Oregon) vicinity. Since the 1989 first edition, she has been leading... (read more)

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Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture
Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture
by Pamela H Simpson
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Teddy Roosevelt’s head sculpted from butter. The Liberty Bell replicated in oranges. The Sioux City Corn Palace of 1891 encased with corn, grains, and grasses and stretching for two city blocks—with a trolley line running down its center... (read more)

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World Trade Center: Past, Present, Future
World Trade Center: Past, Present, Future
by Peter Skinner
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The Twin Towers were a proud symbol of New York's dynamism, energy, and vital importance in international commerce. When they fell on September 11, 2001, killing thousands, a city was left heartbroken and shocked. World Trade Center pays homage to the... (read more)

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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
by Robin Guenther
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Design, restorative building, biophilia, enhanced air quality and high performance building systems. Written by leading national experts on the subject -- one of whom was recognized by Time magazine as a green innovator -- Sustainable Healthcare... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful Museum in the World
The Most Beautiful Museum in the World
by Freddy Langer
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To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Denmark's Louisiana Museum of Modern Art--originally designed in 1958 by Wilhelm Wohlert and Jorgen Bo, and widely considered one of the most intimate, personal and contemplative venues for Modern and Contemporary... (read more)

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Third Teacher (10 Edition)
Third Teacher (10 Edition)
by Owp And P Architects / Vs Furtniture / Bruce Mau Design
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Created by an international team of architects and designers concerned about our failing education system, The Third Teacher explores the critical link between the school environment and how children learn, and offers 79 practical design ideas, both... (read more)

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Wood Burners
Wood Burners
by Daniel Mihalyo
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Once standard fixtures at sawmills throughout the Pacific Northwest, wood burners were used to incinerate the vast amount of scrap, sawdust, and wood waste generated in the milling process. By the late 1960s, however, the development of the secondary... (read more)

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The Campus Guide Stanford University
The Campus Guide Stanford University
by Richard Joncas
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With the many additions to the campus of Stanford University since the publication of our book, including the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center by Hoover Associates / The SWA Group, the James H. Clark Center for Bio Sciences & Bio Engineering by Foster... (read more)

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Going Out in Style: The Architecture of Eternity
Going Out in Style: The Architecture of Eternity
by Douglas Keister
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A nationally renowned author and photographer team takes readers into some of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries across the country.... (read more)

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Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol (Phoenix Book; P828)
Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol (Phoenix Book; P828)
by Alan Trachtenberg
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Fourteen of Walker Evans's evocative photographs of Brooklyn Bridge, most of which have never been published, appear in this edition of Alan Trachenberg's Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol. In the new afterword Trachenberg explores the history of Hart... (read more)

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Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of the American Drive-In Restaurant
Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of the American Drive-In Restaurant
by Jim Heimann
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Travel back to the heyday of the American drive-in restaurant--complete with swinging ponytails, shiny new automobiles, and the aroma of French fries drifting through unrolled car windows. Beginning with the original Texas Pig Stand of 1921, this... (read more)

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Aia Guide to New York City
Aia Guide to New York City
by Norval White
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Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an... (read more)

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