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Johnson, Alex

Summary: How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain future in an increasingly digital world. Undaunted, librarians around the globe are thinking up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson Ltd. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 JOH

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Publisher / Publication Date: de.MO [design.Method of Operation Ltd.] 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 BAR

Morrison, Jeffrey

Summary: Detroit is home to amazing architectural sculpture-a host of gargoyles, grotesques, and other silent guardians that watch over the city from high above its streets and sidewalks, often unnoticed or ignored by the people passing below. Jeff Morrison's Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City documents these incredible features in a city that began as a small frontier fort...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 729.5 MOR

Lorenz, Albert

Summary: In this history, each century is examined through the perspective of a city that helped define the age. Maps drawn from a bird's eye's point of view introduce each chapter, then follows a dramatic historical event which represents the spirit of the age under examination. Forming a two-page border around this main illustration is a selective international chronicle of the century's key...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 307.7 LOR

Schiff, Thomas R.

Summary: "In sweeping tableaux, photographer Thomas R. Schiff presents, America's most important art museums, using breathtaking photographs that compels us to revisit historic and modern cultural institutions and their storied rooms in a genuinely new light. Schiff skillfully combines his love of photography and architecture and profiles museums of all sizes and stripes across the country, showcasing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli Electa 2019

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 708.13 SCH

Meisel, Susan Pear.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 974.1 MEI

Austin, Dan.

Summary: From the Publisher: In this important book, Dan Austin and Sean Doerr have restored the real people to many of Detroit's architectural landmarks, and not a moment too soon. These "lost" buildings still stand, or rather totter, in a dilapidated state, their histories fading like the paint on their walls. The buildings might not long survive, but thanks to this book and the efforts of Austin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: History Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.434 AUS

Fisher, TJ.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morgana Press 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712.60976 FISH

Brouws, Jeffrey T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.92 BRO

Rudick, Jennifer Ash

Summary: The author presents twenty-five summer houses by the sea.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vendome 2020

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 747.0974 RUD

Brownstein, Elizabeth Smith

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973 BRO

Moore, Andrew

Summary: No longer the Motor City of boom-time industry, the city of Detroit has fallen into an incredible state of dilapidation since the decline of the American auto industry after the Second World War. Today, whole sections of the city resemble a war zone, its once-spectacular architectural grandeur reduced to vacant ruins. In Detroit Disassembled, photographer Andrew Moore records a territory in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Damiani Editore 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 MOO

Summary: "A showcase of the best in contemporary compact residential architecture."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.3 HOU

Summerour, Keith

Summary: From acclaimed architect and designer Keith Summerour comes an alluring new book of carefully crafted dwellings that redefine the idea of home for today. When we think about what home is, many of us would say a house that is soulful and welcoming, a place with an inviting porch and a lush garden, a welcoming entryway and well-crafted living spaces that will nurture our private moments and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 670 SUM

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 670 SUM

O'Brien, Jacqueline (Jacqueline Wittenoom)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 941.5 OBR

Johnson, Heidi.

1 hold on 4 copies

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 362.21 JOH

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 362.21 JOH

Withers, Ernest C.

Summary: "Ernest C. Withers was one of the most prominent African-American photographers during the civil rights years. During the course of his work, he took thousands photographs that document the Movement--from the Emmett Till trial in 1955 to the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968. What set his work apart was that he goes beyond the political struggles to show the human face of Movement....

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Publisher / Publication Date: CityFiles Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 WIT

Barton, Mike.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Photographer Mike Barton created Charlevoix in a nutshell, with over 190 full-color photographs. From colorful Bridge Street to the legendary Earl Young stone houses to the spectacular sunsets over Lake Michigan, everyone will find this little book a joy to read.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boulder Press 2009

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Yenne, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Glance Books 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 729.5 YEN

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design International, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.3 BAH

Arnaud, Michel

Summary: [This book] is a visual essay on the rebuilding and resurgence of the city of Detroit by photographer Michel Arnaud, co-author of Design Brooklyn. In recent years, much of the focus on Detroit has been on the negative stories and images of shuttered, empty buildings-- the emblems of Detroit's financial and physical decline. In contrast, Arnaud aims his lens at the emergent creative enterprises...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 ARN

Hobhouse, Penelope

Summary: Penelope Hobhouse, the legendary authority on garden history, composes a beautifully crafted, lavishly illustrated history of gardening over millennia. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the clean lines of the French parterre, The Story of Gardening draws fascinating connections among gardens across time and place. Hobhouse addresses styles and techniques from all over the world,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 712 HOB

Johnson, Heidi.

1 hold on 3 copies

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 362.21 JOH

Drain, Thomas A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1994

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 726.5 DRA

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