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A Better Way to Zone

Ten Principles to Create More Livable Cities

by Donald L. Elliott

<p>Nearly all large American cities rely on zoning to regulate land use. According to Donald L. Elliott, however, zoning often discourages the very developmthat bigger cities need and want. In fact, Elliott thinks that zoning has become so ...

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A Sustainable Approach to Building Commissioning

by Steven Driver

<p>An International Approach to Sustainability was written by Steven P. Driver Ph.D. to educate anyone interested in reducing operational costs in buildings with an interest in making a difference in climate change. Through the application of ...

ISBN: 9781456630911

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An Illini Place

Building the University of Illinois Campus

by Lex Tate, John Franch & Incoronata Inserra

<p>Why does the University of Illinois campus at Urbana-Champaign look as it does today? Drawing on a wealth of research and featuring more than one hundred color photographs, An <em>Illini Place</em> provides an engrossing and beautiful answer ...

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Architects to the Nation

The Rise and Decline of the Supervising Architect's Office

by Antoinette J. Lee

<p>This unique book traces the evolution and accomplishments of the office that from 1852 until 1939 held a virtual monopoly over federal building design. Among its more memorable buildings are the Italianate U.S. Mint in Carson City, the huge ...

ISBN: 9780190284497

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Asia's Legendary Hotels

The Romance of Travel

by William Warren

<p><strong>Featuring over 370 artful photographs and insightful commentary, this book is an exploration of the most magnificent and opulent hotels across the Asia-Pacific region.</strong></p> <p>Asia, and its many splendid countries such as ...

ISBN: 9781462906741

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Ballpark

Baseball in the American City

by Paul Goldberger

<p><strong>An exhilarating, splendidly illustrated, entirely new look at the history of baseball: told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural ...

ISBN: 9780525656241

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Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing

by Global Green USA

<p><em>Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing</em> is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, ...

ISBN: 9781597267465

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Brooklyn's Central Library

by Library, Brooklyn Public

Brooklyn, New York, is home to the Brooklyn Public Library, the fifth-largest library system in the United States, with 60 neighborhood branches serving the 2.5 million residents of the borough. The Central Library—the main hub of this ...

ISBN: 9781439658963

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Canvas Detroit

by Julie Pincus & Nichole Christian

Detroit’s unique and partly abandoned cityscape has scarred its image around the world for decades. But in the last several years journalists have begun to view the city through a different lens, focusing on the wide range of contemporary ...

ISBN: 9780814338803

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Chenango Canal

The Million Dollar Ditch

by Wade Allen Lallier

<p>Chenango Canal: The Million Dollar Ditch chronicles the story of a central New York State canal and how it changed the region. In 1825, the Omnibus Canal Bill had called for a survey of a canal linking the Susquehanna River at Binghamton to ...

ISBN: 9781439660843

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Chicago Union Station

by Fred Ash

<p>More than a century before the age of airlines, the windy city of Chicago was already the nation's transportation hub. Tightly linked to its railroads, Chicago Union Station provided a way for passengers to reach cities from the Atlantic, ...

ISBN: 9780253029157

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Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

by Claude G. Lancome

<p><em>Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners</em> is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and ...

ISBN: 9781351998055

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Construction Methods and Planning

by J.R. Illingworth

<p>This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a ...

ISBN: 9781351990844

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Dam

by Trevor Turpin

<p>Rivers are one of nature’s most vital energy sources, and their power can be efficiently harnessed through the construction of dams. But now dams have become a controversial engine in the race toward technological advancement, so much so that

ISBN: 9781861894700

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Defined by Design

The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places

by Kathryn H. Anthony

<p>This wide-ranging overview of design in everyday life demonstrates how design shapes our lives in ways most of us would never imagine. The author, a leading expert in social and psychological issues in design, uncovers the gender, age, and ...

ISBN: 9781633882843

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Design for Mental and Behavioral Health

by Mardelle McCuskey Shepley & Samira Pasha

<p>Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design ...

ISBN: 9781317296430

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Designing Detroit

Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture

by Michael G. Smith

In the early 1900s, Detroit was leading the nation in architectural innovation and designer Wirt Rowland was at the forefront of this advancement, yet few are even aware of his substantial contribution to the evolution of architectural style. It

ISBN: 9780814339800

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Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals

by Nicoletta Setola & Sabrina Borgianni

<p><em>Designing Public Spaces in Hospitals</em> illustrates that in addition to their aesthetic function, public spaces in hospitals play a fundamental role concerning people’s satisfaction and experience of health care. The book highlights how

ISBN: 9781317514206

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Designing Schools

Space, Place and Pedagogy

by Kate Darian-Smith & Julie Willis

<p><em>Designing Schools</em> explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa ...

ISBN: 9781317502661

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Diaspora of the Gods

Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban Middle-Class World

by Joanne Punzo Waghorne

<p>Many Hindus today are urban middle-class people with religious values similar to those of their professional counterparts in America and Europe. Just as modern professionals continue to build new churches, synagogues, and now mosques, Hindus ...

ISBN: 9780190288853

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