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Architecture
Celebrating the Past, Designing the Future
edited by Nancy B. Solomon

Architecture commemorates 150 years of the American Institute of Architects, taking readers behind the scenes for an unprecedented look at the role of architecture and architects in society.

Rediscover these American treasures—and discover the engrossing stories of the colorful individuals whose designs made them possible—in Architecture: Celebrating the Past, Designing the Future.

Contents

I. Vision

  1. The Need for Architecture
  2. Architecture as a Reflection of Evolving Culture: The American Experience
  3. Engaging the Public Seeking Common Ground
  4. Ensuring a Healthy and Prosperous Future
II. Knowledge and Implementation

  1. Education and Practice: The Architect in the Making
  2. Reflections on Architectural Research
  3. Material Matters
  4. The Design Process: Catching the Third Wave
  5. Architecture Practice: The Eye for Success
III. Results

  1. Residential Architecture: Shaping Our Homes and Communities
  2. Innovation in Office Design
  3. America on the Move
  4. Design Excellance: Building a public Legacy
  5. Building the Foundations for Education
  6. A Model of Health
  7. Architecture for Arts' Sake
  8. Architecture for the Spirit
  9. Creating Community in the Midst of Diversity
  10. City Limits
  11. The Experience of Place

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Architecture
Celebrating the Past, Designing the Future
edited by Nancy B. Solomon
2008 •407 pages • $94.00 + shipping
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