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  • NURTURING DREAMS: COLLECTED ESSAYS ON ARCHITECTURE AND THE CITY
    FUMIHIKO MAKI / MARK MULLIGAN / EDUARD F. SEKLER
    Born in Tokyo, educated in Japan and the United States, and principal of an internationally acclaimed architectural practice, celebrated architect Fumihiko Maki brings to his writings on architecture a perspective that is both global and uniquely Japanese. Influenced by post-Bauhaus internationalism, sympathetic to the radical urban architectural vision of Team X, and a partici...

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  • I AM A MONUMENT: ON LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS
    VINEGAR, ARON
    Rereading one of the most influential architectural books of the twentieth century--as intellectual project, graphic design landmark, and prescient introduction to issues of concern today. ...

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  • HISTORIES OF THE IMMEDIATE PRESENT: INVENTING ARCHITECTURAL MODERNISM
    ANTHONY VIDLER AND PETER EISENMAN
    Architecture, at least since the beginning of the twentieth century, has suspended historical references in favor of universalized abstraction. In the decades after the Second World War, when architectural historians began to assess the legacy of the avant-gardes in order to construct a coherent narrative of modernism's development, they were inevitably influenced by contempora...

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  • PUBLIC INTIMACY
    BRUNO, GUILIANA
    In her thoughtful collection of essays on the relationship of architecture and the arts, Giuliana Bruno addresses the crucial role that architecture plays in the production of art and the making of public intimacy. As art melts into spatial construction and architecture mobilizes artistic vision, Bruno argues, a new moving space—a screen of vital cultural memory—has come to sha...

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  • URBAN PLACE: RECONNECTING WITH THE NATURAL WORLD
    PEGGY F. BARLETT / RODERICK FRAZIER NASH
    Amidst city concrete and suburban sprawl, Americans are discovering new ways to reconnect with the natural world. From community gardens in New York's Lower East Side to homeless shelters in California, the search for a more sustainable future has led grassroots groups to a profound reconnection to place and to the natural world.Studies of the health consequences of renewing a ...

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  • NOTHING LESS THAN LITERAL
    LINDER, MARK
    In "Nothing Less than Literal," Mark Linder shows how minimalist art of the 1960s was infiltrated by architecture, resulting in a reconfiguration of the disciplines of both art and architecture. Linder traces the exchange of concepts and techniques between architecture and art through a reading of the work of critics Clement Greenberg, Colin Rowe, Michael Fried, and the artist-...

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  • THE BOULEVARD BOOK
    Winner, Silver Award for ArchitectureForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards First built in Europe and grandly imported to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, the classic multiway boulevard has been in decline for many years, victim of a narrowly focused approach to street design that views unencumbered vehicular traffic flow as the highest priority. The American...

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  • REYNER BANHAM: HISTORIAN OF THE IMMEDIATE
    WHITELEY, NIGEL
    An intellectual biography of the cultural critic Reyner Banham. ...

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  • ANYTHING
    CYNTHIA DAVIDSON
    Architects, theorists, historians, and others explore architectures that are open to "anything." ...

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  • WARPED SPACE
    VIDLER, ANTHONY
    Beginning with agoraphobia and claustrophobia in the late nineteenth century, followed by shell shock and panic fear after World War I, phobias and anxiety came to be seen as the mental condition of modern life. They became incorporated into the media and arts, in particular the spatial arts of architecture, urbanism, and film. This "spatial warping" is now being reshaped by di...

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  • THE ARCHITECT. RECONSTRUCTING HER PRACTICE
    HUGHES, FRANCESCA
    The collection raises critical issues for the discipline of architecture in a generous and provocative manner. It should be read by all of us. -- Steven Spier, Building Design At a moment when the architectural profession is beginning to shift from its traditionally male domination, The Architect: Reconstructing Her Practice examines how the introduction of women to the main bo...

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  • SPACES SPEAK, ARE YOU LISTENING?: EXPERIENCING AURAL ARCHITECTURE
    BLESSER,BARRY / SALTER ,LINDA-RUTH
    We experience spaces not only by seeing but also by listening. We can navigate a room in the dark, and "hear" the emptiness of a house without furniture. Our experience of music in a concert hall depends on whether we sit in the front row or under the balcony. The unique acoustics of religious spaces acquire symbolic meaning. Social relationships are strongly influenced by the ...

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  • TOWARD THE HEALTHY CITY: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THE POLITICS OF URBAN PLANNING (URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL EN
    CORBURN, JASON
    In distressed urban neighborhoods where residential segregation concentrates poverty, liquor stores outnumber supermarkets, toxic sites are next to playgrounds, and more money is spent on prisons than schools, residents also suffer disproportionately from disease and premature death. Recognizing that city environments and the planning processes that shape them are powerful dete...

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  • PERSPECTA 43 "TABOO": THE YALE ARCHITECTURAL JOURNAL
    JOHN CAPEN / S. ERDOGAN / P. KHALILI

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  • THE UNKNOWN CITY
    Essays on architecture as narrative and urban space as experience and the new geographies they create.The Unknown City takes its place in the emerging architectural literature that looks beyond design process and buildings to discover new ways of looking at the urban experience. A multistranded contemplation of the notion of "knowing a place," it is about both the existence and...

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