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From Signs to Design: Environmental Process and Reform in Early Renaissance Rome

Charles Burroughs - Architecture - 1990 - 344 pages
Burroughs brings an especially wide range of explanatory models - from socialhistory, cultural anthropology, iconology and semiotics - to bear in his analysis of urban ...
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Morningside Heights: A History of Its Architecture & Development

Andrew Dolkart - Architecture - 1998 - 505 pages
The highly publicized obscenity trial of Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness (1928) is generally recognized as the crystallizing moment in the construction of a visible ...
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Building the Workingman's Paradise: The Design of American Company Towns

Margaret Crawford - Architecture - 1995 - 248 pages
This innovative and absorbing book surveys a little known chapter in the story of American urbanism—the history of communities built and owned by single companies seeking to ...
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The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940

Max Page - Architecture - 1999 - 303 pages
"The oxymoron "creative destruction" suggests the tensions that are at the heart of urban life: between stability and change, between particular places and undifferentiated ...
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The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical: Scientific Management and the Rise ...

Mauro F. Guillén - Architecture - 2006 - 186 pages
Hvordan modernisme i arkitektur udsprang som en æstetisk implementering af idéer, der var udviklet af ingeniører og videnskabsfolk. -- Tells the story of the emergence of ...
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Streets: Critical Perspectives on Public Space

Zeynep Çelik, Diane Favro, Richard Ingersoll - Architecture - 1996 - 294 pages
This collection of twenty-one essays, written by colleagues and former students of the architectural historian Spiro Kostof (1936-1991), presents case studies on Kostof's model ...
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Variations on a Theme Park: The New American City and the End of Public Space

Michael Sorkin - Architecture - 1992 - 252 pages
Discusses the "artificial city" of megamalls, corporate enclaves, gentrified downtowns, and pseudo-historic marketplaces that are rising up around the United States
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Urban Paleontology: Evolution of Urban Forms

Ming Tang, Dihua Yang - Architecture - 2008 - 233 pages
More than ten years ago, when I first read Mario Gandelsonas book The Urban Context, the beautiful abstract diagrams that the book presented -the street network of Chicago ...
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740 Park: The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building

Michael Gross - Architecture - 2006 - 561 pages
Provides a close-up look at one of the world's most coveted addresses, the apartment building at seventy-four Park Avenue that was constructed by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's ...
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