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Changing Views

Art, Contemplation, and Wellness

Hepler, Lindsey

This companion volume to the OpenGrounds "Art, Contemplation, and Wellness" Forum presents dynamic and varied perspectives on the forum’s theme, featuring work from...


The Last Undiscovered Place
The Last Undiscovered Place
Leff, David K.

With warmth and a keen eye for the nuances of history and place, David K. Leff offers this affectionate, insightful portrait of his adopted home of Collinsville, Connecticut, a...


American Autopia
American Autopia

An Intellectual History of the American Roadside at Midcentury

Esperdy, Gabrielle

Early to mid-twentieth-century America was the heyday of a car culture that has been called an "automobile utopia." In American Autopia, Gabrielle Esperdy examines how the...


Buildings of Michigan
Buildings of Michigan
Eckert, Kathryn Bishop

This revised edition of Buildings of Michigan (first published in 1993) presents the architecture of the Upper and Lower peninsulas of Michigan, which are surrounded by...


The Katrina Decade

Images of an Altered City

Spielman, David G.

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Environmental Design
Environmental Design

Architecture, Politics, and Science in Postwar America

Sachs, Avigail

Much of twentieth-century design was animated by the creative tension of its essential duality: is design an art or a science? In the postwar era, American architects sought to...


Buildings of Pittsburgh
Buildings of Pittsburgh
Toker, Franklin

At the forefront of national and international change, Pittsburgh has long been portrayed as a place for innovative architecture. From its origins as a fort built in 1753 at...


Visuality for Architects
Visuality for Architects

Architectural Creativity and Modern Theories of Perception and Imagination

Mitrovic, Branko

What is more important in architectural works—their form, shape, and color, or the meanings and symbolism that can be associated with them? Can aesthetic judgments of...


Cajun Document
Cajun Document

Acadiana, 1973-74

Baz, Douglas, Traub, Charles H.

For six months in 1974, two young photographers, fresh out of art school in Chicago, traveled through Cajun country, documenting the people, festivals, material culture, and...


Louis Kahn
Louis Kahn

A Life in Architecture

Wiseman, Carter

The man who envisioned and realized such landmark buildings as the Salk Institute, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the National Assembly complex in Bangladesh, Louis Kahn was born...


David Finley
David Finley

Quiet Force for America's Arts

Doheny, David A.

Throughout his long and remarkable lifetime, David E. Finley (1890-1977) made brilliant contributions to the cultural life of this country. Yet less than thirty years after his...


Enigmatic Stream
Enigmatic Stream

Industrial Landscapes of the Lower Mississippi River

Sexton, Richard

As it churns toward its terminus in southeastern Louisiana, the Mississippi River becomes a wide, muddy superhighway of activity, matched in might only by the megastructures of...


Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright

Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings

Longstreth, Richard

The buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright are not immune to the social and environmental forces that affect all architecture. Because of the popular recognition and historical...


Buildings of Arkansas
Buildings of Arkansas
Sutherland, Cyrus

From Fayetteville, Little Rock, and Hot Springs to Jonesboro, El Dorado, Arkadelphia, Texarkana, and scores of places in between, the latest volume in the Buildings of the...


Slavery in the City
Slavery in the City

Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America

Ellis, Clifton, Ginsburg, Rebecca

Countering the widespread misconception that slavery existed only on plantations, and that urban areas were immune from its impacts, Slavery in the City is the first...


Buildings of Delaware
Buildings of Delaware
Maynard, W. Barksdale

The latest volume in the Society of Architectural Historians' prestigious Buildings of the United States series, Buildings of Delaware is the first book to document the state's...


At Home with Apartheid
At Home with Apartheid

The Hidden Landscapes of Domestic Service in Johannesburg

Ginsburg, Rebecca

Despite their peaceful, bucolic appearance, the tree-lined streets of South African suburbia were no refuge from the racial tensions and indignities of apartheid’s most...


The Oglethorpe Plan

Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond

Wilson, Thomas D.

The statesman and reformer James Oglethorpe was a significant figure in the philosophical and political landscape of eighteenth-century British America. His social...


Natural Virginia
Natural Virginia
Greenberg, Ben

A century ago, legendary photographer Edward Curtis set about to capture the traditional world of Native Americans before that world vanished. Now, Ben Greenberg has done the...


The Courthouses of Early Virginia
The Courthouses of Early Virginia

An Architectural History

Lounsbury, Carl R.

Court day in early Virginia transformed crossroads towns into forums for citizens of all social classes to transact a variety of business, from legal cases heard before the...


Creole World

Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere

Sexton, Richard

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The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture

The First Forty Years (1966-2005)

Riew, Jayne, Brandt, Lydia Mattice, Van Lengen, Karen

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture is one of the most prestigious honors awarded in the discipline of architecture and its related fields, arising from the...


Josephine Crawford

An Artist’s Vision

Hoffman, Louise C.

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The Arts of India
The Arts of India
Dye, Joseph M. III

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Private Passion, Public Promise
Private Passion, Public Promise

The James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Collection of American Art

Yount, Sylvia

"We have spent the last decade immersed in the world of American art, never suspecting early on that our desire to learn and appreciate this legacy could result in so...


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