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Howard, Hugh

Summary: "As the nation recovered from a cataclysmic war, two titans of design profoundly influenced how Americans came to interact with the built and natural world around them through their pioneering work in architecture and landscape design. Frederick Law Olmsted is widely revered as America's first and finest parkmaker and environmentalist, the force behind Manhattan's Central Park, Brooklyn's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 712.092 HOW

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

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

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "This picture book biography follows I. M. Pei's start as an architect and his lasting impact on buildings all around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

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Kahn, Lloyd

Summary: Presents a guide to homemade shelter, featuring images and ideas culled from across the globe, and includes bottle homes in the Nevada desert, tree houses on the South China Sea, and Japanese stilt houses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Publications 2004

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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

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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

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

Doak, Tom

Summary: "This book is an unprecedented view of how one of our era's best architects thinks about his craft, his peers and his business. It reads like a long conversation about a craft he has loved, studied, and honed for nearly 40 years - golf course architecture."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Renaissance Golf Publishing, LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.352 DOA

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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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAN

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAI

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: "St Petersburg, 1903. Prince Dimitri Markhov counts himself lucky to be a close friend of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra. Cocooned by the glittering wealth of the Imperial court, the talented architect lives a life of luxury and comfort, by the side of his beautiful but spiteful wife, Princess Lara. But when Dimitri is confronted by the death and destruction wrought by a pogrom, he is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

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 Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION DEL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Delaney 2017

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

Thomson, E. S.

Summary: When the principal physician for Angel Meadow Asylum is found brutally murdered, Jem Flockhart and Will Quatermain pursue the story through the darkest corners of London. From the depths of a notorious rookery, to brothels, gallows, graveyards and the convict fleet, Jem and Will find themselves caught up in a web of dark secrets and hidden identities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC THO

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

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

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

Summary: A captivating exploration of Alvar Aalto: the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe's greatest modern architects focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife, Aino. Theirs was a profoundly humanist vision that put people at the centre of design, and ranged from work in furniture design through to huge architectural projects. They mixed with, and influenced, major...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks; Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara constructed some of the most aesthetically audacious films ever made. Their artistry melds in a unique, enthralling cinematic experience. Teshigahara's film takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí's truly spectacular architecture, including his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANT

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

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ISN

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

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

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

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

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

Taylor, Mary Ellen

Summary: "Adrift in the wake of her father's death, a failed marriage and multiple miscarriages, Libby McKenzie feels truly alone. Though her new life as a wedding photographer provides a semblance of purpose, it's also a distraction from her profound pain. When asked to photograph a wedding at the historic Woodmont estate, Libby meets the owner, Elaine Grant. Hoping to open Woodmont to the public,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC TAY

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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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR DEA

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