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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95
In this detailed history of domestic architecture in West Africa, Peter Mark shows how building styles are closely associated with social status and ethnic identity. Mark documents the ways in which local architecture was transformed by long-distance trade and complex social and cultural interactions... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock's drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million? Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99
Stunning and easy projects for less than $50 each! With The $50 Home Makeover , you can finally turn your living space into your home! This inspiring book offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
(Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited volume examine the spatial and regulatory contours of... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 1.49
This quick-read guide introduces the reader to ten of the most amazing bridges in the world. Including photographs of every bridge and a brief description of the history of the structure, this ebook has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. more...
- Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00
10 Buildings that Changed America is the story of our country's most influential works of architecture and the people who imagined them. It is a journey across America and inside these groundbreaking works of art and engineering. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly cheap yet increasingly costly and fast depleting oil.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Brown-Blodgett Company, a St. Paul, Minnesota-based home construction service, published a detailed plan book to help prospective homeowners of the 1930s choose architectural designs. This complete republication of the now-rare volume includes exterior photographs and floor plans for 100 of these charming structures. Floor plans, photographs, and... more...