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Summary: Explore the long, fascinating life and complicated career of architect and designer Eileen Gray, whose uncompromising vision defined and defied the practice of modernism in decoration, design, and architecture. Making a reputation with her traditional lacquer work in the first decade of the twentieth century, she became a critically acclaimed and sought-after designer and decorator before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRA

Summary: Henry is an introverted architect. After the death of his wife in a car accident, he sets out to help Millie, a homeless teen, to build a raft to sail across the Atlantic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bo

Summary: Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRA

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper. And if things weren't bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ISN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ISN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Is

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ISN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Bell, Samantha.

Summary: Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as an architect. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720 BEL

Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)

Summary: "A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America's greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WRI

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Elizabeth Wainwright, an East Coast heiress in disguise, takes a job waitressing at a Fisherman's Wharf cafe, eager to live a simpler life. One day Andrew Breed, handsome, mysterious and charismatic, walks in. He says he's a longshoreman, but his words and actions don't quite add up. Is Elizabeth falling in love with someone who's pretending to be something other than he claims?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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Summary: A journey through the art and life of the Brazilian landscape architect and painter best known for the iconic black-and-white mosaic promenades that line Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach.This documentary shows the full contribution of the landscape artist to the national flora. Directed and written by João Vargas Penna, the film is a walk through the art and personality of Roberto Burle Marx,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: An anthology of four romantic suspense novels including the story of a young woman who finds herself in the middle of a DEA agent's pursuit of a drug smuggler and a small-town librarian searching for the killer of members of the book club.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAI

Delaney, JP

Summary: "In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life. The request seems odd, even intrusive--and for the two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEL

Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Best selling author Iris Johansen collaborates with her son Roy for the first time. When her brother Connor is murdered aboard a Russian submarine being prepared for display in a U.S. museum, marine architect Hannah Bryson must figure out who killed him and why, before she meets the same fate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOH

Stoltman, Joan

Summary: Finally, there's a book that provides a chance for young readers to really understand and be inspired by the physical structures that surround them every day. In this volume, readers discover that someone meticulously designs all the little details that make each building in their town or city unique. Packed with activities to do at home, the text cultivates interest and exploration into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720.92 STO

Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Summary: Provides an introduction to the life and work of the architect and includes activities and recipes based on his life and art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WRI

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Winter 2017

Summary: For the first time ever, see the creative world of LEGO come to life in the all-new feature-length DVD movie. Meet Clutch Powers, the best builder and explorer in the LEGO universe as he heads off on his most dangerous mission yet. Join Clutch and his team of LEGO experts as their adventure leads them from LEGO City to the Space Police prison planet to the medieval world of Ashlar where they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tinseltown Toons 2010

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Summary: "Nearly a hundred years ago, a radical artistic utopia was born in Germany. Founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, Bauhaus was supposed to unite sculpture, painting, design and architecture into a single combined constructive discipline. Bauhaus constituted one of the most significant contributions to everyday 20th-century culture and influential contemporary designs, and it was never just an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAU

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Summary: Bernadette Fox, a loving mom, becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Delaney, J P

Summary: "A psychological thriller that spins one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEL

Harvey, Jeanne Walker

Summary: "The bold story of Maya Lin, the artist-architect who designed the Vietnam War Memorial"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Abridged.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1523 LAR

Rand, Ayn.

Summary: The story of an intransigent young architect, Howard Roark, of his violent battle against a mindless status quo, and of his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who worships him yet struggles to defeat him. In order to build his kind of buildings according to his own standards, Roark must fight against every variant of human corruption.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RAN

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: "A lifetime of dedication to dance left Lindsay Dunne little time for romance. That is until she meets brooding architect Seth Bannion, the guardian of a talented young ballerina in Lindsay's class. As Lindsay and Seth clash over their hopes for the girl's future, passions flare ... and Lindsay receives a crash course in the art of love"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROB

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Details the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, a young boy from the prairie, who introduced organic architecture, a style he created based on the relationship between buildings and the natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720.92 ROS

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Summary: A group of strangers mysteriously gathered at an isolated country estate, recount chilling tales of the supernatural. But even after these frightening tales are told, does one final nightmare await them all?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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