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Last Harvest: From Cornfield to New Town: Real Estate Development from ...

Witold Rybczynski - Architecture - 2008 - 315 pages
Traces the creation of a rural Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning and building stages to the residencies of its first owners, in an account that offers ...
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One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw

Witold Rybczynski - History - 2013 - 176 pages
The Best Tool of the Millennium The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay ...
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City Life: Urban Expectations in a New World

Witold Rybczynski - Cities and towns - 1995 - 256 pages
Includes bibliographical references, Looks at city life and what are expectations are.
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How Architecture Works: A Humanist's Toolkit

Witold Rybczynski - Architecture - 2013 - 368 pages
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 ...
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The most beautiful house in the world

Witold Rybczynski - Architecture - 1989 - 211 pages
Chronicles the work and insight that marked the author's experience as the boathouse he set out to build expanded to become a full-scale home, and contains a wealth of ...
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The Perfect House: A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio

Witold Rybczynski - Architecture - 2013 - 320 pages
"Palladio is the Bible," Thomas Jefferson once said. "You should get it and stick to it." With his simple, gracious, perfectly proportioned villas, Andrea Palladio elevated the ...
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Vizcaya: An American Villa and Its Makers

Witold Rybczynski, Laurie Olin - Architecture - 2007 - 274 pages
Like its palatial contemporaries Biltmore and San Simeon, Vizcaya represents an achievement of the Gilded Age, when country houses and their gardens were a conspicuous measure ...
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American monument

Lynn Davis, Witold Rybczynski - Architecture - 2004 - 160 pages
Lynn Davis records the natural and architectural monuments of the world. In this collection of 100 duotone photographs she presents a series of architectural images throughout ...
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A Clearing In The Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Cent

Witold Rybczynski - History - 2013 - 480 pages
In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, Witold Rybczynski, the bestselling author of Home and City Life, illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major ...
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