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  1. J. Irwin Miller
    J. Irwin Miller and The Shaping of An American Town tells the life story of this remarkable man who led Cummins Engine Company from its roots as a small, family business to an international Fortune 500 company and transformed... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
    Hardback | £27.99
  2. Kentucky Barns

    Kentucky Barns

    Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass

    Written by Carol Peachee, Foreword by Mary Berry, Introduced by Janie-Rice Brother

    Indiana University Press

    A beautiful tribute to the legacy of the Bluegrass State, Kentucky Barns features nearly 400 full-color photos of both the interior and exterior of these beautiful and functional icons of American culture and industry.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2019
    Hardback | £33.00
  3. Sculpture on a Grand Scale
    The Kingdome, John (“Jack”) Christiansen’s best-known work, was the largest freestanding concrete dome in the world. Built amid public controversy, the multipurpose arena was designed to stand for a thousand years but was... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2019
    Hardback | £41.00
  4. The Covered Bridges of Monroe County
    The covered bridge has long been a symbol of Indiana's past, evoking feelings of romance and nostalgia. These feats of engineering span the rivers and streams that crisscross the county. Jeremy Boshears' photographs capture the... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2019
    Paperback | £19.99
  5. Olmsted in Seattle
    In the midst of galloping growth at the turn of the twentieth century, Seattle’s city leaders seized on the confluence of a roaring economy with the City Beautiful movement to hire the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2019
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Millennials in Architecture
    Much has been written about Millennials, but until now their growing presence in the field of architecture has not been examined in-depth. In an era of significant challenges stemming from explosive population growth, climate... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  7. Age of Concrete
    Age of Concrete is about people building homes on tenuous ground in the outer neighborhoods of Maputo, Mozambique, places thought of simply as slums. But up close, they are an archive: houses of reeds, wood, zinc, and concrete... Learn More
    Published: 20th June 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  8. Ecohumanism and the Ecological Culture
    Lewis Mumford, one of the most respected public intellectuals of the twentieth century, speaking at a conference on the future environments of North America, said, "In order to secure human survival we must transition from... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2019
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  9. Vancouverism
    This is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver’s dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Paperback | £33.00
  10. The Open-Ended City
    In 1980, David Dillon launched his career as an architectural critic with a provocative article that asked “Why Is Dallas Architecture So Bad?” Over the next quarter century, he offered readers of the Dallas Morning News a... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £23.99
  11. Gordon Walker

    Gordon Walker

    A Poetic Architecture

    By Grant Hildebrand

    University of Washington Press

    Gordon Walker’s (b. 1939) highly unusual design process has yielded an extensive architecture of extraordinary quality; he is a unique figure in the American architectural movement and in the history of the Pacific Northwest.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £33.00
  12. O'Neil Ford on Architecture

    O'Neil Ford on Architecture

    Edited by Kathryn O'Rourke

    University of Texas Press

    Acclaimed for his designs of the Trinity University campus, the Little Chapel in the Woods, the Texas Instruments Semiconductor Components Division Building, and numerous private houses, O’Neil Ford (1905–1982) was an... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2019
    Hardback | £23.99
  13. The Decorated Tenement
    A reexamination of working-class architecture in late nineteenth-century urban AmericaAs the multifamily building type that often symbolized urban squalor, tenements are familiar but poorly understood, frequently recognized only... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2019
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  14. Avant-Garde in the Cornfields
    A close examination of an iconic small town that gives boundless insights into architecture, landscape, preservation, and philanthropyAvant-Garde in the Cornfields is an in-depth study of New Harmony, Indiana, a unique town in... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2019
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  15. Living on Campus
    An exploration of the architecture of dormitories that exposes deeply held American beliefs about education, youth, and citizenshipEvery fall on move-in day, parents tearfully bid farewell to their beloved sons and daughters at... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2019
    Hardback | £116.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  16. The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got that Way
    Tells the story of the building of the American Museum of Natural History and Hayden Planetarium, a story of history, politics, science, and exploration, including the roles of American presidents, New York power brokers, museum... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2019
    Hardback | £27.99
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