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Great Planning Disasters

Peter Geoffrey Hall - Architecture - 1982 - 308 pages
"Wide-ranging, significant, and readable...It will earn respect in non-academics as well as academic circles. A first-rate job."--Lloyd Rodwin
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Cities of the World: A History in Maps

Peter Whitfield - Architecture - 2005 - 208 pages
Traces the historic form and special character of the world's greatest cities through a collection of maps and panoramic views, from Athens to Brasilia, Washington to Moscow ...
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A Women's Berlin: Building the Modern City

Despina Stratigakos - Social Science - 2008 - 239 pages
"Despina Stratigakos is assistant professor of architecture at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York."--BOOK JACKET.
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Representation of Places: Reality and Realism in City Design

Peter Bosselmann - Architecture - 1998 - 232 pages
People live in cities and experience them firsthand, while urban designers explain cities conceptually. In Representation of Places Peter Bosselmann takes on the challenging ...
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Streets: Critical Perspectives on Public Space

Zeynep Çelik, Diane G. Favro, Richard Ingersoll - Architecture - 1994 - 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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Designing the Nation's Capital: The 1901 Plan for Washington, DC, Part 3

Sue A. Kohler, Pamela Scott - Architecture - 2006 - 359 pages
In 1901 the United States Senate, inspired by the City Beautiful movement of the late nineteenth century, appointed a commission to formulate a new architectural plan for the ...
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Manhood Factories: YMCA Architecture and the Making of Modern Urban Culture

Paula Lupkin - Architecture - 2010 - 253 pages
Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, the Young Men's Christian Association built more than a thousand community centers across the United States and in major cities ...
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Urban Memory: History and Amnesia in the Modern City

Mark Crinson - Architecture - 2005 - 256 pages
Nine previously unpublished essays form an interdisciplinary assessment of urban memory in the modern city, analysing this burgeoning area of interest from the perspectives of ...
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