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Summary: Great expectations: Looks at innovative, futuristic, utopian and sometimes bizarre architectural projects of the 20th century. Shows how contemporary problems like housing shortages, urban decay and pollution motivate architects to create changes in the way people live. Considers plans that have actually been constructed and animates some unrealized visions to see how they might have looked....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run/Icarus Films 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

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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Al, Stefan

Summary: "The global boom in skyscrapers-why it's happening now, how they're made, and what they do to cities and people. We are living in a new urban age and its most tangible expression is the "supertall": megastructures that are dramatically bigger, higher, and more ambitious than any in history. In Supertall, TED Resident Stefan Al-himself an experienced architect who has worked on some of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2022

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Publisher / Publication Date: Home Planners 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690 Shingle

Cygelman, Adèle.

Summary: Examines the impact architects and designers have had on Palm Springs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 CYG

Williamson, Jack.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cranbrook Academy of Art 1997

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: NEL RM 715 Design

Bahamón, Alejandro.

Contents: Houses : Gama-Issa House / Marcio Kogan -- City Hill House / John Wardle Architects -- House in Honda / Guillermo Arias + Luis Cuartas -- Beach house / Christoff:Finio archtiecture -- Casa Larga / Daniele Claudio Taddei -- House in Miravalle / Wood + Zapata -- Castor Packard House / Callas Shortridge Architects -- May Residence / Jonathan Levi Architects -- C-House / Toshimitsu Kuno, Nobuki...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Könemann 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720 BAH

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

McMahon, Peter

Summary: In the summer of 1937, Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, rented a house on Planting Island, near the base of Cape Cod. Thus began a chapter in the history of modern architecture that has never been told _until now.The area was a hotbed of intellectual currents from New York, Boston, Cambridge and the country's top schools of architecture and design. Avant-garde homes began to appear in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolis Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 MCM

Summary: "Explores the variety of minimalist projects in art, design and architecture"--Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feierabend Verlag 2003

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Summary: Television program that explores the Inca civilization from the perspective of their construction techniques. Archaeological teams use traditional building techniques to test their hypotheses, including the building of a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.022 VIC

Obomsawin, Robbin

Summary: "The Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York are world famous for their camps built from the land, surrounded by some of the most inspiring, untamed and stunning landscape in the world. This rugged terrain gave birth to its own form of distinctive architecture that has stood the test of time and remains a classic. Although the original great camps of the 1900s were so talked about because of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.097 OBO

Susanka, Sarah.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728 SUS

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728 SUS

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Summary: So long McMansions and rambling square footage small homes are in! Easier to maintain and more affordable in hard economic times, small houses are gaining popularity in the housing market after nearly 60 years of trending up in size. Small Houses capitalizes on this shift with an all new collection of small houses from Fine Homebuilding magazine. The featured writers, well respected authors in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2012

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Bandes, Susan J.

Summary: From 1940 to 1970 mid-Michigan had an extensive and varied legacy of modernist architecture. While this book explores buildings by renowned architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Alden B. Dow, and the Keck brothers, the text—based on archival research and oral histories—focuses more heavily on regional architects whose work was strongly influenced by international modern styles. The reader will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2016

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Keppeler, Jill

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Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build castles in Minecraft, focusing on how to build arches, drawbridges, towers, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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Platt, Richard

Summary: A collection of cross-section drawings introduce young readers to the inner workings of the world's most fascinating structures and locations, including a space station, airport, movie studio, windmill, the Tower Bridge, the Grand Canyon, and Venice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2019

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 730.321 ILL

Summary: Reprint of the 1873 ed. of Detail, cottage, and constructive architecture, first published by A. J. Bicknell, New York; and of the 1881 ed. of Modern architectural designs and details, first published by W. T. Comstock, New York.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Life Foundation 1976

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720.973 VIC

Summary: Talks about the 83 year construction process and the mission of what has become a house of God for all people. Gives highlights of its history from the vision that started it to the decisions that shaped its progress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAS

Dean, Andrea Oppenheimer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.71 DEA

Ellis, Estelle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: C. Southern Books 1995

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 027.1 Ellis

Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 KAL

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