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INQUIRY BY DESIGN

Written by John Zeisel
50 illustrations.
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | W W Norton & Company Incorporated | 400 Pages |
$36.95

SMART CITIES: BIG DATA, CIVIC HACKERS AND A QUEST FOR A NEW UTOPIA

Written by Anthony M. Townsend
Traces the root of modern, sprawling megacities to advances in information technologies throughout the twentieth century and discusses how these advances can inform and improve the future of human settlements.
June 5, 2019 | Paperback | W W Norton & Company Incorporated | 388 Pages |
$17.95

BRUNELLESCHI'S DOME

Written by King, Ross
On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide as all but impossible to build: not only wo
August 13, 2013 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA |
$16.00
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PARIS REBORN: NAPOLEON III, BARON HAUSSMANN AND THE QUEST TO BUILD A MODERN CITY

Written by Kirkland, Stephane
In the mid-nineteenth century, the Paris we know today was born, the vision of two extraordinary men: the endlessly ambitious Emperor Napoléon III and his unstoppable accomplice, Baron Haussmann. This is the vivid and engrossing account of the greatest transformation of a major city in modern history.
May 27, 2014 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$18.00
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HOW ARCHITECTURE WORKS

Written by Witold Rybczynski
An essential toolkit for understanding architecture as both art form and the setting for our everyday lives We spend most of our days and nights in buildings, living and working and sometimes playing. Architecture is both the setting for our everyday lives and a public art form--but it remains mysterious to most of us.
October 7, 2014 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 368 Pages |
$16.00
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FOUR BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE

Written by Andrea Palladio
The first English translation of Palladio in over 250 years, and the only translation available in modern English.
June 5, 2019 | Paperback | MIT Press | 436 Pages |
$38.95
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JOURNEY TO THE EAST

Written by Le Corbusier
Available again after many years, the legendary travel diary kept by the young Le Corbusier on his journey through the Balkans in 1911.
November 1, 2007 | Paperback | Mit Press | 269 Pages |
$27.95
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ADHOCISM: THE CASE FOR IMPROVISATION

Written by Charles Jencks
Originally published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972.
June 5, 2019 | Paperback | MIT Press | 232 Pages |
$24.95
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AUDITIONS

Written by Rob Stone
A radical rethinking of architectural space in terms of its acoustic dimensions, exploring aural-architecture moments ranging from silent cinema to the sound of water.
April 17, 2015 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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HOW TO ARCHITECT

Written by Patt, Doug
The basics of the profession and practice of architecture, presented in illustrated A-Z form.
February 24, 2012 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$17.95

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