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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by William McDonough and Michael Braungart
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"An eco-sustainable manifesto. The next Industrial Revolution will be Green!"... (read more)

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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
by Mike Davis
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To its official boosters, "Los Angeles brings it all together." To its detractors, it is "The Big Nowhere." No one has better captured L.A.'s bizarre role as both utopia and dystopia than Davis, the author of this mordantly elegant and wide-ranging work... (read more)

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Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King
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Of the many transformations that architecture has undergone throughout history, none is more important to the Renaissance than Filippo Brunelleschi's dome design for the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence. Few books have introduced Renaissance... (read more)

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World
Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World
by Ross Chapin
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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small Scale Community in a Large Scale World introduces an antidote to faceless, placeless sprawl — small scale neighborhoods where people can easily know one another, where empty nesters and single householders with... (read more)

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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
by Christopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein
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Although I am not an architect, I keep this book on my bedside table at all times, so that I can pick it up and read about how the world should be, according to Christopher Alexander. The world is made of "patterns" that work organically. These patterns... (read more)

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Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
by Lloyd Kahn
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The house I grew up in (with my sister, my two parents, a constant but ever-changing assortment of critters, and all the associated clutter one might expect) was 800 sq. ft. In a word: tiny. But the homes in Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter give... (read more)

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A Clearing In the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century
A Clearing In the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century
by Witold Rybczynski
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Rarely are biographer and subject so well-matched as in Witold Rybczynski's seminal biography of the great nineteenth century landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. In such classic works as Home: The Short History of an Idea and City... (read more)

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Global City Blues
Global City Blues
by Daniel Solomon
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In Global City Blues, renowned architect Daniel Solomon presents a perceptive overview and insightful assessment of how the power and seductiveness of modernist ideals led us astray. As an alternative, Solomon discusses how architecture and cities can... (read more)

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Portland Then and Now
Portland Then and Now
by Linda Dodds
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Celebrating America's favorite cityscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. A visual... (read more)

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Architectural Formulas Pocket Reference (McGraw-Hill Pocket Reference)
Architectural Formulas Pocket Reference (McGraw-Hill Pocket Reference)
by Robert Brown Butler
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Here is an extremely portable reference that offers all you need to know to design buildings that “work” successfully. Small enough to slip into a pocket, this volume’s 512 pages are packed with: * 420 architectural engineering design... (read more)

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Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
by Dolores Hayden
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-302) and index.... (read more)

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Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
Little House on a Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
by Shay Salomon
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Live in less space but have more room to enjoy it. Does that sound like a contradiction? Smart readers will discover that, on the contrary, living small can free up your mind, your wallet, and your soul. With the cost of living rising, and the... (read more)

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Robert Mills: America's First Architect
Robert Mills: America's First Architect
by John M Bryan
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The first definitive monograph on this pivotal architect, beautifully illustrated with watercolors and renderings.... (read more)

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Underst. Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture (95 Edition)
Underst. Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture (95 Edition)
by Donald Hoffmann
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"May be the best book on Wright ever written, with the exception of the master's own incomparable autobiography." — New York Times Book Review. This insightful study explores the principles of Wright's architectural philosophy, ideals, and... (read more)

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Philosophy of Sustainable Design
Philosophy of Sustainable Design
by Jason F. McLennan
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In the Philosophy of Sustainable Design, McLennan outlines the major ideas and issues that have emerged in the growing movement of green architecture and sustainable design over the last thirty years. This book is intended as a starting point for anyone... (read more)

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Beautiful Universal Design: A Visual Guide
Beautiful Universal Design: A Visual Guide
by Cynthia A Leibrock
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One of the essential benefits of universal design is that it recognizes the rich diversity of our population and serves us all. By helping design professionals transcend the restrictive "code compliance" mindset that can straitjacket the imagination... (read more)

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Death and Life of Great American Cities (89 Edition)
Death and Life of Great American Cities (89 Edition)
by Jane Jacobs
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Ever wonder why we have suburbs? Or why we wanted them in the first place? What about the lovely ideal of the Parisian street lined with cafes and shops? Why don't we have more of those? Or would we want them at all? Then read this! If you live in, near,... (read more)

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Richard Meier, Architect, Vol. 2
Richard Meier, Architect, Vol. 2
by Kenneth Frampton
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28 more projects by the premier American Modernist.... (read more)

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Small Houses
Small Houses
by Nicolas Pople
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Small houses are no longer synonymous with cheap houses and lack of privilege. Instead, they symbolize a range of culturally coded values: compactness, efficiency, discrimination, discreteness, minimalism. Opening with a detailed exploration of the... (read more)

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