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Urban Improvise Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities
ISBN: HB: 9780300243048, Yale University Press, February 2020
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
The built environment in today's hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human activity into spaces that have a more fluid behavior. Based o...
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Patch Atlas Integrating Design Practices and Ecological Knowledge for Cities as Complex Systems
ISBN: PB: 9780300239935, Yale University Press, January 2020
128 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 104 colour illus.
Using a new, hybrid approach to urban land cover classification as an impetus to bring ecologists and urban designers together, this atlas is a unique conceptual tool to describe and analyze cities as complex systems. It brings together over a decade...
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Science for the Sustainable City Empirical Insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology
ISBN: PB: 9780300246285, ISBN: HB: 9780300238327, Yale University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
In a world of more than seven billion people – who mostly reside in cities and towns – the Baltimore Ecosystem Study is recognized as a pioneer in modern urban social-ecological science. After two decades of research, education, and community engagem...
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Thomas Jefferson, Architect Palladian Models, Democratic Principles, and the Conflict of Ideals
ISBN: HB: 9780300246209, Yale University Press, January 2020
208 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, 88 colour illus., 86 black&white illus.
Renowned as a politician and statesman, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was also one of the premier architects of the early United States. Adept at reworking Renaissance – particularly Palladian – and Enlightenment ideals to the needs of the new republi...
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Building a New New World Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9780300248159, Yale University Press, November 2019
450 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm, 450 colour and black&white illus.
Idealized representations of America, as both an aspiration and a menace, played an important role in shaping Russian architecture and urban design from the American Revolution until the fall of the Soviet Union. Jean-Louis Cohen traces the powerful...
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Emulating Antiquity Renaissance Buildings from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo
ISBN: HB: 9780300225761, Yale University Press, November 2019
352 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
Focusing on the work of architects such as Brunelleschi, Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo, this extensively illustrated volume explores how the understanding of the antique changed over the course of the Renaissance. David Hemsoll reveals the ways...
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Never Again Gardens of Peace: A Landscape and Architectural History of War Cemeteries
ISBN: HB: 9780300246490, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2019
224 pp., 27.3x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
The wealth of splendid photography in this singular publication features military cemeteries and memorials, conveying their grace, solemn beauty, and deep emotional resonance. Hundreds of cemeteries and memorials from the First and Second World Wars...
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Restoring Williamsburg
ISBN: HB: 9780300248357, Yale University Press, November 2019
296 pp., 28.6x24.1 cm, 160 colour illus., 210 black&white illus.
Today best known as the world's largest "living history" museum, Williamsburg was the capital of the colony of Virginia in the 1700s and the setting for key debates leading to the American Revolution. Inspired by growing interest in America's colonia...
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Souto de Moura Memory, Projects, Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300248654, Yale University Press, November 2019
432 pp., 25.1x20 cm, 800 colour and black&white illus.
The architect Eduardo Souto de Moura (b. 1952) has won many accolades, including the 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize. Based in Porto, Souto de Moura studied under Fernando Tavora and worked under fellow Portuguese architect alvaro Siza, with whom he...
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Ernest Gimson Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300246261, Yale University Press, October 2019
372 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 320 colour and black&white illus.
This study of the renowned designer-maker Ernest Gimson (1864-1919) combines biography with analysis of his work as an architect and designer of furniture, metalwork, plaster decoration, embroidery, and more. It also examines Gimson's significance wi...
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