Architecture & Design
Disaster-proof, environmentally friendly housing solutions for a changing climate.
Can planners—or anyone—improve a neighborhood, city, suburb, or region? Planning does work: this book explains how.
“Colossus,” “visionary,” “giant” are superlatives used in the mid-twentieth century to describe Edward Durell Stone (1902–1978), a celebrity architect whose wholly unique modern aesthetic of “new romanticism” played a crucial role in defining middle-class culture.
A brilliant visual tour and history of that iconic element of the cityscape: the neon sign.
Winner of the Wisconsin Historical Society's 2013 Book Award of Merit, the first publication of the diary of a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice, 1942–43, with notes, contextual essays, and contemporaneous photographs.