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Image for Alphabetical City: Pamphlet Architecture # 5

Alphabetical City: Pamphlet Architecture # 5

By: Holl, Stephen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Princeton Architectural Press, 1980


Re-bound by library into bright green patterned buckram cloth. 72 pages. 7 1/8"w x 8 5/8"h. Many illustrations. A catalogue of recurring letter-like buildings ("U", "E", "L", and "I") in urban gridiron plans. View more info

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Buses, Trolleys & Trams

By: Dunbar, Chas. S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Hamlyn, 1969


Impressively clean book in red cloth covers with black sillouette embossed trolly driver depicted on cover. Photo mural endpapers in front of turn-of-century inner city street packed with busses and trollys. Book in in excellent condition in every respect: flawless boards with sharp corners, no edgewear of any kind, 141 pages packed with large b&w & color photos, page block is in excellent condition, no flaws and is clean of marking of any kind. Contents includes: The... View more info

City and Country: Rural Responses to Urbanization in the 1920s

By: Kirschner, Don S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Pub Group, 1970

Edition: Ex Library


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 279 pages. View more info

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City Planning : Arco Colour Urban Architecture (Arco Colour Collection)

By: Asensio Cerver, Francisco

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain, Arco Editorial, S.A.,


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding, covers show light wear, text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Many color photos and architectural b&w diagrams. 159 pages. Contens include Cinque piasse a Givellina, Piccolo giardino a Gibellina, Zurich - Irchel university western park, Viviendas M-30, Flisvos Square, Cimeiero di San Michele, A park in Fujisawa, Paseo maritimo de Santa Cruz de Oleiros, Sistemazione dell-area dell-ex Mulino Andrisani, Ronda de Dalt... View more info

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Death and Life of Great American Cities, The

By: Jacobs, Jane

Price: $9.50

Publisher: N Y, Vintage, 1992


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 458 pages. View more info

Ecocities: Building Cities in Balance With Nature

By: Register, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Berkeley Hills Books, 2002


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 290 pages. View more info

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Farmax (MVRDV)

By: Maas, Winy; Van Rijs, Jacob; Koek, Richard (Editors)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Netherland, 010 Publishers, 2013

Edition: 3


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 736 pages. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. "Density: the amount of available space per person. Floor Area Ratio (FAR): the ratio of the total floor space of a built area to the total size of is lot. FARMAX essentially means compressing a population vertically and horizontally so as to give that population more space." View more info

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Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities

By: Jenks, Mike; Dempsey, Nicola

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Architectural Press, 2005


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 444 pages. View more info

Geosimulation: Automata-Based Modeling of Urban Phenomena

By: Benenso, Itzhak; Torrens, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: England, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2004


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 287 pages. View more info

History of the Port of Seattle, A

By: Burke, Padraic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Port of Seattle, 1976


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owners' names written on dust jacket with edge wear and small tear. Full blue cloth boards. 134 pages. 8 3/8"w x10 3/4"h. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Houses for All: The Struggle for Social Housing in Vancouver, 1919-1950

By: Wade, Jill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Pr, 1994


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 248 pages. Contents: Housing and Reform in Pre-Depression Vancouver; "Slum Dwellings": The Housing Problem in the 1930s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1930s: The Campaign for Low-Rent Housing; "A Camp Existence"' The Housing Problem in the 1940s; Responding to the Housing Problem in the 1940s: The War on Canada's "Number One Emergency"; Conclusion; Notes; Index. View more info

Image for Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society, The

Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society, The

By: Peterson, M. Nils; Peterson, Tarla; Liu, Jianguo

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 212 pages. View more info

Image for Interpretations of Nature : Contemporary Canadian Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism

Interpretations of Nature : Contemporary Canadian Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism

By: Kapelos, George T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kleinberg, ON, Canada, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1994


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 152 pages. Many illustrations. Crease on spine and edge wear to cover. View more info

Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems (Spatial Information Systems), An

By: Huxhold, William E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Oxford University Press, 1991


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 337 pages. Full green cloth boards. View more info

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P'rend : beeld van een Groeistad

By: Bas Vroege; Maartje van den Heuvel;

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Paradox Press, 2000


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 80 pages. "Withdrawn" stamp, but no other library markings. Text in Dutch and English. This book is based on about a hundred in-depth interviews with residents of five Dutch suburbs developed in the 1990's, all in the western Netherlands. Many color photos. View more info