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  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

     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...

  • 'Designing Women'by Annmarie Adams; Peta Tancred

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000; Not Available

    Women architects in Canada have reacted with ingenuity to the architectural profession's restrictive and sometimes discriminatory practices, contributing major innovations in practice and design to the field. more...

  • "Portuguese" Style and Luso-African Identityby Peter A. Mark

    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...

  • "So fing man einfach an, ohne viele Worte"by Friedrich Julia; Prinzing Andreas

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 77.00

    Wie konnte man 1945 einfach wieder anfangen? Diese Frage stellt sich ganz besonders für die deutschen Museen und ihren Umgang mit der Kunst der Moderne. Die meisten Museen waren stark beschädigt, die modernen Kunstwerke 1937 in der Aktion "Entartete Kunst" konfisziert, zerstört oder verkauft worden. Künstler, Kuratoren und Direktoren waren,... more...

  • The 'One Planet' Lifeby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • (Re)Generating Inclusive Citiesby Dan Zuberi; Ariel Judith Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. This book is about urban revitalization across North America, in cities including San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, Vancouver, New York and Seattle. Infrastructure projects including the High Line and Big Dig are explored alongside... more...

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapesby Paul J. Maginn; Christine Steinmetz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    (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...

  • (Un)Believing in Modern Societyby Jörg Stolz; Judith Könemann; Mallory Schneuwly Purdie; Thomas Englberger; Michael Krüggeler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This landmark study in the sociology of religion sheds new light on the question of what has happened to religion and spirituality since the 1960s in modern societies. Exposing several analytical weaknesses of today's sociology of religion, (Un)Believing in Modern Society presents a new theory of religious-secular competition and a new typology of... more...

  • 10 Amazing Bridgesby Chris Peacock

    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...

  • 10 Buildings that Changed Americaby Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer

    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...