Imaginary Cities

Author: Darran Anderson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780226470306
Size: 18.80 MB
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It is as if the city itself, its inescapable gritty reality and elbow-to-elbow nature, demands we call into being some alternative, yearned-for better place. This book is about those cities.

Imaginary Cities

Author: Darran Anderson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022647044X
Size: 68.90 MB
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It is as if the city itself, its inescapable gritty reality and elbow-to-elbow nature, demands we call into being some alternative, yearned-for better place. This book is about those cities.

Imaginary Cities

Author: Darran Anderson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780992765590
Size: 20.12 MB
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A work of creative non-fiction, the book roams through space, time and possibility, mapping cities of sound, melancholia and the afterlife, where time runs backwards or which float among the clouds.

Dream Cities

Author: Wade Graham
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445659743
Size: 60.37 MB
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The ideas that became the blueprints for the world we live in.

The Past And Future City

Author: Stephanie Meeks
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 161091709X
Size: 67.60 MB
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She explains the critical importance of preservation for all our communities, the ways the historic preservation field has evolved to embrace the challenges of the twenty-first century, and the innovative work being done in the preservation ...

Invisible Cities

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054413320X
Size: 10.47 MB
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. . The book I would choose as pillow and plate, alone on a desert island.” — Jeanette Winterson

The Strip

Author: Stefan Al
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203574X
Size: 58.97 MB
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The transformations of the Strip -- from the fake Wild West to neon signs twenty stories high to "starchitecture" -- and how they mirror America itself.

Modern Tyrants

Author: Daniel Chirot
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691027777
Size: 18.18 MB
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Daniel Chirot offers an important and timely study of modern tyrants, both revealing the forces that allow them to come to power and helping us to predict where they may arise in the future.

Real Cities

Author: Steve Pile
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781847871541
Size: 78.77 MB
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'...this is a book with an interesting thesis, and a welcome contribution to the literature.

A Burglar S Guide To The City

Author: Geoff Manaugh
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 0374710287
Size: 43.98 MB
Format: PDF
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Whether picking padlocks or climbing the walls of high-rise apartments, finding gaps in a museum's surveillance routine or discussing home invasions in ancient Rome, A Burglar's Guide to the City has the tools, the tales, and the x-ray ...