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The Uses of Decoration: Essays in the Architectural Everyday
The Uses of Decoration: Essays in the Architectural Everyday
by Malcolm Miles
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The Uses of Decoration essays in the architectural everyday The book draws together material from several countries and areas of practice - from the affluent as well as the non-affluent worlds, and from art as well as architecture - which it links by a... (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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Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
by Edward Glaeser
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A pioneering urban economist presents a myth-shattering look at the majesty and greatness of cities. America is an urban nation, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, poor, unhealthy, environmentally unfriendly . . . or are they? In this revelatory... (read more)

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A Landscape Manifesto
A Landscape Manifesto
by Diana Balmori
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Diana Balmori, an innovative and influential landscape architect in the field of urban design, makes the case for landscape as an art in her timely and provocative manifesto. This book presents Balmoris most complete vision yet of the theory and practice... (read more)

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Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer
Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer
by James L Adams
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From Teflon to Velcro, from bandwidths to base pairs, the artifacts of engineering and technology reflect the broad scope--and frustrating limitations--of our imagination. Best-selling author James Adams takes readers on an enlightening tour of this... (read more)

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Hidden Tuscany: Unusual Destinations and Secret Places
Hidden Tuscany: Unusual Destinations and Secret Places
by Massimo Listri
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Though most often associated with the Renaissance and with the famed Uffizi and Galleria dell'Accademia, the artistic heritage of Tuscany is actually quite diverse-with Baroque and Mannerist influences as well as Renaissance-and the artistic wonders go... (read more)

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Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping
Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping
by Harvard Design School Graduates In Collaboration With Rem Koolhaas
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For several years, Harvard's design graduates concentrated their studies on the phenomenon of shopping as a primary mode of urban life. As Sze Tsung Leong writes, "Not only is shopping melting into everything, but everything is melting into shopping... (read more)

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The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
by National Geographic
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Engineering wonders of the world are featured in six thematic chapters that focus on overcoming distance (roads, canals, bridges, railroads, pipelines), height and depth (towers, tunnels, skyscrapers), public spaces (sports arenas, exposition halls... (read more)

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Nothing Less Than Literal: Architecture After Minimalism
Nothing Less Than Literal: Architecture After Minimalism
by Mark Linder
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andlt;Pandgt;In Nothing Less than Literal, Mark Linder shows how minimalist art of the 1960s was infiltrated by architecture, resulting in a reconfiguration of the disciplines of both art and architecture. Linder traces the exchange of concepts and... (read more)

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Discovering English Architecture #244: Discovering English Architecture
Discovering English Architecture #244: Discovering English Architecture
by T W West
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A concise but comprehensive survey of the development of architecture in England from the neolithic tombs to the post war new towns.... (read more)

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Downtown, Inc.: How America Rebuilds Cities
Downtown, Inc.: How America Rebuilds Cities
by Bernard Frieden
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Pioneering observers of the urban landscape Bernard Frieden and Lynne Sagalyn delve into the inner workings of the exciting new public entrepreneurship and public-private partnerships that have revitalized the downtowns of such cities as Boston, San... (read more)

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The Smart House
The Smart House
by James Grays Trulove
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A fascinating look at the latest trends in contemporary living. Features an array of remarkable ways technology has changed how today's homes are designed and built.... (read more)

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Portfolio Design 3RD Edition
Portfolio Design 3RD Edition
by Harold Linton
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Whether you work in architecture, urban planning, landscape or interior design, a finely tailored portfolio is the most important element to include in your application for graduate school, a design grant or competition, or to bring to a job interview... (read more)

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Great Houses of Florida
Great Houses of Florida
by Beth Dunlop
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In the manner of Rizzolis acclaimed Historic Houses of the Hudson Valley, Great Houses of Florida presents the greatest and most intriguing houses of the state. Including John and Mabel Ringlings fabulous Venetian Palazzo Ca dZan, James Deerings... (read more)

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Schools for Cities: Urban Strategies (NEA Design)
Schools for Cities: Urban Strategies (NEA Design)
by Sharon Haar
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Contains essays and current projects to demonstrate ways in which schools can serve as institutions that contribute to a vital civic life. Since the late 1990s, the National Endowment for the Arts, under the direction of Mark Robbins, has been promoting... (read more)

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Pamphlet Architecture #21: Pa 21
Pamphlet Architecture #21: Pa 21
by Pamphlet Architectur
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In this volume, the latest addition to the award-winning Pamphlet Architecture series, the authors examine common architectural forms (chairs, doors, and walls) and programs (a cinema, a health club, a skyscraper) in order to dissect and reconfigure them.... (read more)

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Charles Reilly and the Liverpool School of Architecture, 1904-1933
Charles Reilly and the Liverpool School of Architecture, 1904-1933
by Joseph Sharples
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One of the most important figures in the history of twentieth-century architecture in Britain, Professor [Sir] Charles Reilly dominated architectural education and had profound influences on architectural practice. This book, produced as the catalogue of... (read more)

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Southern Plantations
Southern Plantations
by Robin Lattimore
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Once the lifeblood of large estates and farms throughout the American South and East, antebellum plantations today serve as windows into one of the most controversial eras of U.S. history. Though many of these grand homes have been lost, scores more... (read more)

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Philippe Samyn
Philippe Samyn
by Marc Dubois
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Philippe Samyns Architektur- und Ingenieurbro gilt als das bekannteste Belgiens. Seit Jahren hat er sich insbesondere im innovativen Stahl- und Glasbau einen Namen gemacht. Aufsehen erregte Samyn etwa mit dem Wallonischen Forstwirtschaftszentrum in... (read more)

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Gwathmey Siegel :buildings and projects, 1982-1992
Gwathmey Siegel :buildings and projects, 1982-1992
by Brad Collins
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Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, based in New York, is one of America's most distinguished and honored architectural offices. The firm, to much acclaim, recently finished a complete restoration of and major new addition to Frank Lloyd Wright... (read more)

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