Architecture, Landscape and Amer Culture

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  1. Designing the Creative Child
    The postwar American stereotypes of suburban sameness, traditional gender roles, and educational conservatism have masked an alternate self-image tailor-made for the Cold War. The creative child, an idealized future citizen, was... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2013
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  2. Little White Houses
    A rare exploration of the racial and class politics of architecture, Little White Houses examines how postwar media representations associated the ordinary single-family house with middle-class whites to the exclusion of others,... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2013
    Paperback | £34.00
  3. Fallout Shelter
    In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization's members that "all practicing architects should... Learn More
    Published: 8th April 2011
    Hardback | £72.00
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  4. The Architecture of Madness
    Elaborately conceived, grandly constructed insane asylums—ranging in appearance from classical temples to Gothic castles—were once a common sight looming on the outskirts of American towns and cities. Many of these buildings... Learn More
    Published: 12th April 2007
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  5. A Manufactured Wilderness
    Since they were first established in the 1880s, children's summer camps have touched the lives of millions of people. Although the camping experience has a special place in the popular imagination, few scholars have given serious... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2006
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