Architecture, Art & Design

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Alan Caswell Collier, Relief Stiff

An Artist’s Letters from Depression-Era British Columbia

UBC Press

Aspiring artist Alan Caswell Collier’s letters, sketches, and paintings recall in vivid detail life in Canada’s relief camps and the crisis of youth unemployment during the Great Depression.

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Building Reuse

Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design

University of Washington Press

Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings.

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The Art of Resistance

Painting by Candlelight in Mao’s China

University of Washington Press

Drawing on interviews with the artists and their families and on materials collected during her visits to China, Shelley Drake Hawks examines their painting styles, political outlooks, and life experiences.

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Finding Place in Alaska

Edited by Julie Decker
University of Washington Press

North: An Anthology of Place explores the various facets of Alaska through the lenses of exhibitions and artifacts at the Anchorage Museum and the words of a diverse selection of writers, curators, historians, anthropologists, and artists.

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Wild and Scenic Rivers

An American Legacy

Oregon State University Press

On the 100th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, this is a celebration of America’s premier system of protected rivers nationwide, with 160 stunning photos and text that tells the colorful history of this vital program.

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The Jewish Bible

A Material History

University of Washington Press
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