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  • Greetings from Detroitby Dan Austin

    Wayne State University Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    Greetings from Detroit: Historic Postcards from the Motor City offers a glimpse into the past through more than two hundred historic postcards of Detroit from the early 1900s to the 1950s, compiled and presented in full color by Dan Austin of From familiar sights to long lost landmarks, this book pairs vintage views with rich... more...

  • Urban Reinventionsby Lynne Horiuchi; Tanu Sankalia; Javier Arbona; C. Greig Crysler; Lindsey Dillon; Mark L. Gillem; Lisa D. Schrenk; Andrew M. Shanken; John Stehlin; Richard A. Walker

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 39.99

    When it was built in 1937, Treasure Island was considered to be one of the largest man-made islands in the world. Located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, the 400-acre island was constructed out of dredged bay mud in a remarkable feat of Depression-era civil engineering by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Its alluring name is an allusion to the... more...

  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stationsby Simon Jenkins

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; Not Available

    The perfect new gift from the bestselling author of Britain's 1000 Best Churches It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture. And yet... more...

  • Top 10 of Everything 2018by Paul Terry

    Octopus 2017; US$ 18.99

    For over 27 years, Top 10 s have been delighting readers with fascinating lists and mindboggling facts. Ever wondered in which country you would find the fastest roller-coaster in the world? Or wanted to know the terrifying size of the biggest shark known to man? Ever wondered who could be the biggest selling musical artist of all time? This is the... more...

  • Make Yourself at Homeby Moorea Seal

    Sasquatch Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    From the author of the blockbuster hit journals  The 52 Lists Project  and  52 Lists for Happiness,  comes a book to help you design your space to discover what is really important to you and express the creativity and style you already have!   This book is all about beautifying your life inside and out, helping you turn your home into a comfortable... more...

  • From Doxiadis’ Theory to Pikionis’ Workby Kostas Tsiambaos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Tsiambaos redefines the ground-breaking theory of Greek architect and town planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis ( The Form of Space in Ancient Greece ) and moves his thesis away from antiquity and ancient architecture, instead arguing that it can only be understood as a theory founded in modernity. In light of this, the author explores... more...

  • Towards a Public Spaceby Marta Sequeira

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards a Public Space instead offers a unique analysis of Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning. The public spaces in Le Corbusier’s plans are usually considered to break with the past and to have nothing whatsoever in... more...

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera Houseby Cristina Garduno Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on digital heritage and the popular reception of architecture.... more...

  • Mapping Urbanitiesby Kim Dovey; Elek Pafka; Mirjana Ristic

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination and therefore the possibilities for urban transformation? With a focus on urban scales, Mapping Urbanities explores the potency of mapping as a research method that opens new horizons in our exploration of... more...

  • Loose Fit Cityby Maurice Mitchell; Bo Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of creating their own city. It looks at the nature... more...