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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the  Decline of Civic Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524761172
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Published: Broadway Books - September 10th, 2019

“A comprehensive, entertaining, and compelling argument for how rebuilding social infrastructure can help heal divisions in our society and move us forward.”—Jon Stewart

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • “Engaging.”—Mayor Pete Buttigieg, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)


Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781642830149
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Published: Island Press - October 10th, 2019

"Better Buses, Better Cities is likely the best book ever written on improving bus service in the United States." — Randy Shaw, Beyond Chron
"The ultimate roadmap for how to make the bus great again in your city." — Spacing
"The definitive volume on how to make bus frequent, fast, reliable, welcoming, and


The Birth of a Building: From Conception to Delivery Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780578553658
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Published: Skyline Forum - October 9th, 2019

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Mediating Environments Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781940743615
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Published: Applied Research & Design - October 22nd, 2019

Mediating Environments examines fundamental and radical environmental conditions in the Arctic and provides a spectrum of innovative design approaches and spatial outcomes. Climate organizes and sustains a broad range of activities in the Arctic, and it will dictate the future transformations in northern urban landscapes and their metabolic operations.


Model City: Pyongyang Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262043335
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Published: Mit Press - October 29th, 2019

A photographic journey through the architecture of North Korea's "model" utopia.


The Fall of a Great American City: New York and the Urban Crisis of Affluence Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781947951143
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Published: City Point Press - October 8th, 2019

 

The Fall of a Great American City is the story of what is happening today in New York City and in many other cities across America. It is about how the crisis of affluence is now driving out everything we love most about cities:  small shops, decent restaurants, public space, street life, affordable apartments, responsive government, beauty, idiosyncrasy,


Monotown: Urban Dreams Brutal Imperatives Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781939621573
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Published: Applied Research & Design - October 22nd, 2019

Monotown: Urban Dreams Brutal Imperatives examines the post-industrial transformation and transnational legacy of planned single-industry towns that emerged as a distinctive sociopolitical project of urbanization in the Soviet Union during the 1920s.


-Ness 2: On Architecture, Life, and Urban Culture: Mad World Pictures Cover Image
By Florencia Rodriguez (Editor), Pablo Gerson (Editor), Daniela Freiberg (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781732010628
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Published: NESS - August 27th, 2019

NESS is a printed publication about architecture, life, and urban culture. We are in continuous dialogue with provocative designers and thinkers to expand and diversify our conversations and to be open to new visions and ideas. It is divided into Browser, The Dossier, and Documents. NESS 2 focuses on planetary representations: MAD WORLD PICTURES.


Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change (City in the Twenty-First Century) Cover Image
By Mary Corbin Sies (Editor), Isabelle Gournay (Editor), Robert Freestone (Editor)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780812251142
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - August 23rd, 2019

In the history of planning, the design of an entire community prior to its construction is among the oldest traditions. Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change explores the twenty-first-century fortunes of planned communities around the world.


Assiniboine Park: Designing and Developing a People's Playground Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781773370125
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Published: Great Plains Publications - August 8th, 2019

In 1904, Assiniboine Park was conceived as a people’s playground, a place devoid of commercial amusements where all classes of Winnipeggers could relax and rejuvenate in idyllic and Arcadian surroundings.


Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather, and Sensation Cover Image
By Silvia Benedito, Christophe Girot (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Iwan Baan (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$40.00
ISBN: 9783037786123
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Published: Lars Muller Publishers - March 17th, 2020

Atmosphere Anatomies illustrates the relationship between landscape architecture and urbanism with atmosphere as a design medium for sensory and physiological welfare. The essays examine the design techniques and contexts of projects in which atmosphere is brought to the fore. Throughout, photo-essays by Iwan Baan showcase selected design projects as milieus for everyday life.


To Build a City in Africa: A History and a Manual Cover Image
By Michelle Provoost (Editor), Rachel Keeton (Editor), Edgar Pieterse (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$50.00
ISBN: 9789462083929
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Published: Nai010 Publishers - August 20th, 2019

Africa's population and economic growth make it the world's fastest urbanizing continent. While some might still associate Africa with rural development, the future of Africa is, in fact, very urban.


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