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Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski

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Mysteries of the mall : and other essays
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Mysteries of the mall : and other essays
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Witold Rybczynski
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eng
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"A deep exploration of modern life that examines our cities, public places, and homes."--Provided by publisher
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Title
Mysteries of the mall
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Summary
A collection of essays about modern life in our cities.
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Genre
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 720
  • 720.973
Index
index present
LC call number
NA9105
LC item number
.R944 2015
Literary form
essays
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adult
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and other essays
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and other essays
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Witold Rybczynski
Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski
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Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski
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Includes index
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Contents
Part one: the way we live today. Mysteries of the mall ; Godfathers of sprawl ; Big-city amenities. Trees. High-tech jobs. Cappucino. Retirement paradise. Nose rings ; Designs for escape ; Thoughts on Home -- Part two: our urban condition. Tocqueville, urban critic ; We're all Venetians now ; Downtown ; Bauhaus blunders ; Downsizing cities ; The fifth city ; Bollard burg ; New York's rumpus room ; Why we need Olmsted again -- Part three: the art of building. A distinguished failure ; Show dogs ; When buildings try too hard ; The unreal America ; The story king ; A good public building ; A blight at the opera ; Sounds as good as it looks ; The biggest small buildings ; Palladio in the rough -- Part four: place makers. The master ; Corbu ; Why Wright endures ; Call Arup ; Mr. Success ; The unfettered eclectic ; A humble architect ; The Zen master ; The smart man from Hollywood
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ocn898113358
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780374269937
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014046633
System control number
(OCoLC)898113358

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