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American houses

Philip Langdon - Architecture - 1987 - 255 pages
An impressive, comprehensive examination of the state of the housing art in the 80s, based on the author's acclaimed article in The Atlantic. Over 150 photographs, most in color.
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New Urbanism: Comprehensive Report & Best Practices Guide

Robert Steuteville, Philip Langdon - Architecture - 2003 - 374 pages
Lay-flat perfect binding and durable cover and pages for travel, meetings and charrettes
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Good House Hunting: 20 Steps to Your Dream Home

Dennis Wedlick, Philip Langdon - House & Home - 2005 - 160 pages
Without a doubt, the most important investment of your life will be your home. No other purchase will matter more to your lifestyle, financial future, and personal well-being ...
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The Crs Team and the Business of Architecture

Jonathan King, Philip Langdon - Architecture - 2002 - 325 pages
"Since the end of the Second World War, few firms have influenced the practice of architecture as much as Caudill Rowlett Scott, or CRS. From its establishment in the 1940s as ...
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Fast Food: Roadside Restaurants in the Automobile Age

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - Architecture - 2002 - 416 pages
Eating on the run has a long history in America, but it was the automobile that created a whole new category of dining: fast food. In the final volume of their Gas, Food ...
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Googie: fifties coffee shop architecture

Alan Hess - Business & Economics - 1986 - 144 pages
A look at "the Googie School of Architecture," particularly "the metal-framed angular designs, employing lavish use of glass, natural (and unnatural) stone, tile, and ...
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Googie Redux: Ultramodern Roadside Architecture

Alan Hess - Architecture - 2004 - 222 pages
A revised, updated, and expanded edition of the classic study of the mid-twentieth-century icon, the coffee shop, explores the impact of a building that was emblematic of ...
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Roadside empires: how the chains franchised America

Stan Luxenberg - Business & Economics - 1985 - 313 pages
A business reporter profiles franchise folk heroes and offers a complete explanation of how franchising works, how it has developed, and how it figures into the nation's economy
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