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River Cities, City Rivers
ISBN: HB: 9780884024255, Harvard University Press, June 2018
410 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 130 halftones, 6 maps
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-building reshapes rivers and their landscapes. Cities have harnessed, modified, and engineered rivers...
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Four Walls and a Roof The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession
ISBN: HB: 9780674976108, Harvard University Press, September 2017
420 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 70 halftones
Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that shapes the world as it pleases. "Four Walls and a Roof" challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. Drawing on his own tragicom...
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San Lorenzo A Florentine Church
ISBN: HB: 9780674975675, Harvard University Press, June 2017
752 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 206 colour illus., 134 halftones, 8 tables
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection illuminates many previously unexplored aspects of the Basilica of San Lorenzo's history, extending from its Early Christian foundation to the modern era. Brunelleschi's rebuilt Basilica, the center of...
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£72,00
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Sound and Scent in the Garden
ISBN: HB: 9780884024224, Harvard University Press, May 2017
368 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 13 colour illus., 113 halftone and colour photos, 4 line illus.
While we often approach gardens as things to be seen – thus engaging the rational, intellectual part of the human brain – "Sound and Scent in the Garden" explores the more elusive experiences of sound and smell. These senses are important dimensions...
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New Geographies 7: Geographies of Information
ISBN: PB: 9781934510384, Harvard University Press, August 2015
180 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 55 colour photographs, 10 halftones, 5 line illus., 10 maps
Almost fifty years after the spatial experiments with the architecture of communication in the 1960s, and twenty years after the "death of distance" prophecies of the 1990s, we are witnessing the emergence of a new spatial turn in information and com...
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New Geographies 6: Grounding Metabolism
ISBN: PB: 9781934510377, Harvard University Press, August 2014
180 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 60 colour illus., 20 black&white illus., 10 maps
The design disciplines have always recognized the potential within a critical understanding of urban metabolism to shape spatial strategies, from Patrick Geddes's Valley Section to the megastructures of the Japanese Metabolists. Historically confined...
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Technology and the Garden
ISBN: PB: 9780884023968, Harvard University Press, April 2014
294 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 143 colour illus., 17 line illus., 4 maps
Technology is the practice and activity of making, as well as the tools that enable that making. It is also the realm of ideas behind those endeavors, the expanse of technical knowledge and expertise. At once material, intellectual, active, and socia...
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£36,00
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Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780884023883, Harvard University Press, September 2013
242 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 1 table, 84 halftones
Leberecht Migge (1881-1935) was one of the most innovative landscape architects of the early twentieth century. With work ranging from large urban parks to housing settlements with allotment gardens, he sought to create functional green spaces that w...
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Travel Report An Apprenticeship in the Earl of Derby's Kitchen Gardens and Greenhouses at Knowsley, England
ISBN: HB: 9780884023890, Harvard University Press, September 2013
144 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 9 colour photographs, 13 halftones
For centuries, travel was an important part of a gardener's initial and continuing professional training. Educational journeys to parks and gardens at home and abroad were consistently recorded in lengthy reports and articles for professional journal...
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Superlative City Dubai and the Urban Condition in the Early Twenty-First Century
ISBN: PB: 9780977122431, Harvard University Press, August 2013
200 pp., 24.1x19 cm, 50 colour illus.
In the last few years, the Persian Gulf city of Dubai has exploded from the Arabian sands onto the world stage. Oil wealth, land rent, and so-called informal economic practices have blanketed the urbanscape with enormous enclaved developments attract...
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