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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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Fallingwater Rising
Fallingwater Rising
Written by Franklin Toker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425843
Our Price: $20.99
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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: $20.99

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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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: eBook0
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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The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151726
Our Price: $13.99
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The Seduction of Place
The History and Future of Cities
Written by Joseph Rykwert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about as the result of vast immutable, impersonal forces, but because of human choices. The worsening or betterment of... Read more >
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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $34.95

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
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Radical Cities
Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Written by Justin McGuirk


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? 

In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people... Read more >
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Building The Dream
Building The Dream
Written by Gwendolyn Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817112
Our Price: $17.99
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Building The Dream

Written by Gwendolyn Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $17.99

For Gwendolyn Wright, the houses of America are the diaries of the American people. They create a fascinating chronicle of the way we have lived, and a reflection of every political, economic, or social issue we have been concerned with. Why did plantation owners build uniform cabins for their slaves? Why were... Read more >
Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas
Written by Martin Filler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in our own... Read more >
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Our Own Snug Fireside
Our Own Snug Fireside
Written by Jane Nylander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828163
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Our Own Snug Fireside
Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860
Written by Jane Nylander


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $22.99

This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and...

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