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Higher
Higher
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385506618
Our Price: $16.99
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Higher
A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2003
Price: $16.99

The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America. 

In 1924, in the vibrant heart of Manhattan, a fierce rivalry... Read more >
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

More... Read more >
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Conversations with Frank Gehry
Conversations with Frank Gehry
Written by Barbara Isenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959720
Our Price: $20.99
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Conversations with Frank Gehry

Written by Barbara Isenberg


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $20.99

An unprecedented, intimate, and richly illustrated portrait of Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most influential architects. Drawing on the most candid, revealing, and entertaining conversations she has had with Gehry over the last twenty years, Barbara Isenberg provides new and fascinating insights into the man and his work.

Gehry’s subjects range... Read more >
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Mail-Order Homes
Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses
Written by Rebecca Hunter


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

At the turn of the last century, the American middle class was expanding rapidly as homesteaders moved west and as trains took travellers across the country, where they established themselves in the depot towns that erupted along train lines. With that growth came the demand for new homes, and from that... Read more >
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The Unending Mystery
The Unending Mystery
Written by David W. McCullough
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429513
Our Price: $9.99
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The Unending Mystery
A Journey Through Labyrinths ansd Mazes
Written by David W. McCullough


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

According to legend, anyone who wandered into the labyrinth in Ancient Crete never came out again. Some labyrinths may have offered patterns for an erotic spring dance. Those on the floors of Medieval cathedrals represent mathematical perfection–and walking their paths was a symbolic approach to the divine. From ancient Mediterranean coin... Read more >
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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.” Read more >
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Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves, in fact there were only ever two true, self-contained Garden Cities in England - far more numerous were Garden Suburbs and... Read more >
Rosslyn Chapel Decoded
New Interpretations of a Gothic Enigma
Written by Alan Butler and John Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Rosslyn Chapel is a deeply enigmatic 15th-century Gothic masterpiece, situated near Edinburgh. Although generally referred to as a 'chapel' and acting as a local parish church these days, Rosslyn is actually much more than either - and in fact most people who have studied the site in detail come to the... Read more >
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Fallingwater Rising
Fallingwater Rising
Written by Franklin Toker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425843
Our Price: $21.99
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Fallingwater Rising
Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House
Written by Franklin Toker


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $21.99

Fallingwater Rising is a biography not of a person but of the most famous house of the twentieth century. Scholars and the public have long extolled the house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937, but the full story has never been told.

When he got the... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427366
Our Price: $13.99
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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