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Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis

Joseph L. Scarpaci, Roberto Segre, Mario Coyula - History - 2002 - 437 pages
Newly revised and redesigned, this book assesses nearly 500 years of urban development and planning in Havana, paying particular attention to the city's rich blend of Spanish ...
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Housing Design and Society in Amsterdam: Reconfiguring Urban Order and ...

Nancy Stieber - Architecture - 1998 - 386 pages
Winner of the 1999 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians. During the early 1900s, Amsterdam developed an international reputation as an urban ...
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Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000

Stephen Lovell - Architecture - 2003 - 260 pages
"Lovell shows that the dacha is defined less by its physical location - usually one or two hours' distance from a large city yet apart from the rural hinterland - than by the ...
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The Architecture of Affordable Housing

Sam Davis - Architecture - 1997 - 208 pages
Architect Sam Davis contends that a country of wealth that cannot provide sound housing for those in need is a national embarrassment. Here Davis explores the design ...
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Suburban Space: The Fabric of Dwelling

Renee Y. Chow - Architecture - 2002 - 193 pages
Providing an alternate vision to the conventional suburban housing that characterizes much of our domestic landscape, this text sees the residential setting as a fabric of ...
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Designs on Modernity: Exhibiting the City in 1920s Paris

Tag Gronberg - Social Science - 2003 - 175 pages
Tag Gronberg here presents the 1925 Paris Exhibition as a key moment in updating the image of Paris as 'capital of the 19th century'. He focuses on the Exhibition as a set of ...
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From the Ground Up: The Business of Building in the Age of Money

Douglas Frantz - Architecture - 1991 - 288 pages
"From the Ground Up describes Rincon in detail, from the day the brainstorm to bid on the land took shape in the mide of a Perini Co. executive until its champagne-soaked ...
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Invented Cities: The Creation of Landscape in Nineteenth-century New York ...

Mona Domosh - Architecture - 1998 - 185 pages
Why do cities look the way they do? In this intriguing book, Mona Domosh seeks to answer this question by comparing the strikingly different landscapes of two great American ...
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Architecture in the Family Way: Doctors, Houses, and Women, 1870-1900

Annmarie Adams - Architecture - 2001 - 240 pages
Architecture in the Family Way explores the relationship between domestic architecture, health reform, and feminism in late nineteenth-century England. Annmarie Adams examines ...
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