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Lost Auburn: A Village Remembered in Period Photographs

by Ralph Draughon NewSouth Classics (June 01, 2012)

Lost Auburn: A Village Remembered in Period Photographs offers a dynamic record of the buildings that once stood in Auburn, Alabama, which have fallen to natural disaster, war, poverty, and neglect, and to what...

QUEBEC, Birthplace of New France

by David Mendel & Luc-Antoine Couturier Éditions Sylvain Harvey (April 03, 2012)

Quebec, founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, became the capital of New France in 1663. This fortress city and inland seaport served as a crucial control point, linking the Atlantic World with the vast network...

Morris Graves: His Houses, His Gardens

by Richard Svare Process (October 07, 2013)

A delightful look at the unique residences bulity by the famed co-founder of the Northwest School of Art

Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary

by Krisztina Fehérváry Indiana University Press (September 16, 2013)

Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous-the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits...

Disney's Land

by Richard Snow & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (December 03, 2019)

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.

One day in the early 1950s, Walt...

San Francisco Chinatown: A Guide to Its History and Architecture

by Philip P. Choy City Lights Publishers (August 14, 2012)

San Francisco Chinatown is the first history of and guide to SF Chinatown written by someone born and raised there.

When Ivory Towers Were Black

by Sharon Egretta Sutton & James Stewart Polshek Empire State Editions (March 01, 2017)

When Ivory Towers Were Black lies at the potent intersection of race, urban development, and higher education. It tells the story of how an unparalleled cohort of ethnic minority students earned degrees from...

Responding to Loss: Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film

by Robert Mugerauer Fordham University Press (October 15, 2014)

Responding to Loss: Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, and Film provides detailed explications of The Crossing by Cormack McCarthy, the Jewish Museum Berlin by Daniel Libeskind, and Wim Wenders'...

Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues

by Ari Seligmann Crowood (November 30, 2016)

Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015 uses a series of thematic lenses to explain the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary permutations...

Bootstrap New Urbanism

by Joseph A. Rodriguez Lexington Books (August 26, 2014)

Joseph A. Rodriguez critically examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken by both the government and the people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the 1990s, New Urbanists followed a city tradition...


by Judith McCormack Biblioasis (May 26, 2015)

Praise for Judith McCormack and Backspring

Nominated for the 2016 First Novel Award

“A well-written and smart novel that unfolds many moments of profound and subtle beauty. McCormack’s treatment of...

Open Enclosed: Donald Judd

by Gillermo Actar (October 01, 2016)

Taking "Specific Objects," the seminal text written by Judd in the mid-sixties, as the central theme, the author analyzes the artist's main concepts and his whole career from a new perspective: "what one seeks...

Prefab Homes

by Elisabeth Blanchet Bloomsbury Publishing (October 10, 2014)

At the end of the Second World War Winston Churchill promised to manufacture half a million prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage; in the end more than 156,000 temporary 'prefabs' were delivered....