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The Resource Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski

Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski

Label
Mysteries of the mall : and other essays
Title
Mysteries of the mall
Title remainder
and other essays
Statement of responsibility
Witold Rybczynski
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A deep exploration of modern life that examines our cities, public places, and homes."--Provided by publisher
Summary
A collection of essays about modern life in our cities.
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10446409
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rybczynski, Witold
Dewey number
  • 720
  • 720.973
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
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True
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  • Cities and towns
  • City planning
  • Architecture and society
  • Architecture and society
  • Cities and towns
  • City planning
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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and other essays
Label
Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn898113358
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780374269937
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014046633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898113358
Label
Mysteries of the mall : and other essays, Witold Rybczynski
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn898113358
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780374269937
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014046633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898113358

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