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Daybook: The Journey of an Artist
4.8 out of 5 stars with 215 reviews
A classic work for artists of all kinds, about reconciling the call of creative work with the demands of daily life and narrated by Anne Truitt herself.
Renowned American artist Anne Truitt kept this illuminating and inspiring journal over a period
Alexander the Great
4.9 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Alexander the Great is a towering figure in ancient history because of his legendary conquests throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. He was born in 356 BC to the noble family of Macedon. As such, he was afforded with great luxuries growing up includin
Conquering Gotham: The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels
4.1 out of 5 stars with 214 reviews
The demolition of Penn Station in 1963 destroyed not just a soaring neoclassical edifice, but also a building that commemorated one of the last century's great engineering feats: the construction of railroad tunnels into New York City.
Now, in thi
Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.1 out of 5 stars with 173 reviews
While Galileo was suffering under house arrest at the hands of Pope Urban VIII, the 30 Years War was ruining Europe, and the Pilgrims were struggling to survive in the New World, work began on what would become one of the Seven Wonders of the World:
The Watergate: Inside America's Most Infamous Address
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.9 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Opened in 1965 and located along the Potomac River in Washington, DC's Foggy Bottom neighborhood, the Watergate became one of the capital's chicest addresses, a hub for power brokers and the epicenter of a scandal that brought down a president. In
Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow
4.4 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
From the award-winning author of Wrestling with Moses comes a fascinating, accessible biography of the most important architect of the 20th century. Modern Man is a riveting biography of Le Corbusier - a man who invented new ways of building and thin
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.4 out of 5 stars with 182 reviews
In this illuminating book, Witold Rybczynski walks us through five centuries of homes both great and small, from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to the Ralph Lauren-designed environments of today, on a house tour like no other: one th
Saving Central Park
4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The story of how one woman's long love affair with New York's Central Park led her to organize its rescue from a state of serious decline, returning it to the beautiful place of recreational opportunity and spiritual sustenance that it is today.
Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings
4.4 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
An inviting, fascinating compendium of 21 of history's most famous lost places, from the Tower of Babel to the Twin Towers.
Buildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege or struggling
The Ghosts of Songs: The Art of the Black Audio Film Collective (Facts)
By Liverpool University Press
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Founded during the racially volatile days of the early Thatcher government and active for sixteen years, the Black Audio Film Collective produced some of the most challenging and stylish art of the first generation of black British filmmakers. In The
Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing, and Decluttering Mom and Dad's Home
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ean: 9781982557973, isbn: 1982557974,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Filled with clear and practical solutions, this step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple home modifications helps seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate.Lynda Shrager is a registered board-certified occupational therapist, a master'
4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Stretching 80 miles from coast to coast across northern England, Hadrian's Wall is the largest Roman artifact known today. It is commonly viewed as a defiant barrier, the end of the empire, a place where civilization stopped and barbarism began.
In fact, the massive structure remains shrouded in mystery. Was the wall intended to keep out the Picts, who inhabited the North? Or was it merely a symbol of Roman power and wealth? What was life like for soldiers stationed along its expanse? How was
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability - Designing for Abundance
4.9 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
The Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, the most consequential ecological manifesto of our time. Now, drawing on the lessons gained from 10 years of putting the cradle-to-cradle concept into practice with businesses, governments, and ordinary people, William McDonough and Michael Braungart envision the next step in the solution to our ecological crisis: We don't just reuse resources with greater effectiveness, we actually improve them as we use them.
A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.7 out of 5 stars with 198 reviews
Drew Philp, an idealistic college student from a working-class Michigan family, withdraws from the comforts of life on a university campus in search of a place to live where he can make a difference. He sets his sights on Detroit, the failed metropolis of abandoned buildings, widespread poverty, and rampant crime - a complicated source of national fascination, often stereotyped and little understood. Arriving with no job, no friends, and no money, Philp is naïvely determined to fix the huge,
The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
4.8 out of 5 stars with 263 reviews
Cities are birthplaces of civilization; centers of culture, trade, and progress; cauldrons of opportunity - and the home of 80 percent of the world's population by 2050. As the 21st century progresses, metropolitan areas will bear the brunt of global megatrends such as climate change, natural resource depletion, population growth, income inequality, mass migrations, and education and health disparities, among many others. In The Well-Tempered City, Jonathan F. P. Rose - the man who ''repairs
A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
4.0 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences - whether eating, gardening, or building - and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the genre-defining best sellers The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and In Defense of Food. With this updated edition of his earlier book, A Place of My Own, listeners can revisit the inspired, intelligent, and often hilarious story of
The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home
4.3 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore - the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.
Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage from one of New York's best known families. She grew up in Newport and Paris, and her engagement and marriage to George Vanderbilt was one of the most watched events of Gilded Age society. But none of this
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