Architecture, Art & Design

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Model Totem Poles, 1880-2010

University of Washington Press, A co-publication of the University of Washington Press and the Mendel Art Gallery

A group of internationally recognized scholars and artists examine the issues of politics, economics, cultural identity, tradition, and aesthetics that have shaped the evolution of the model totem pole for over a hundred and thirty years.

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Architecture and the Canadian Fabric

UBC Press

Architecture and the Canadian Fabric traces how culture and politics have influenced, and been influenced by, Canadian architecture from first contact to the postmodern era.

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Trimpin

Contraptions for Art and Sound

Edited by Anne Focke
Marquand Books

This book explores the life and work of Trimpin, the sound sculptor and composer, whose work spans the media of visual art, music composition, performance, engineering, acoustics, and installation art.

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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Tipi

Heritage of the Great Plains

University of Washington Press

Richly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs and artwork, this book reveals the history and significance of the tipi from the 1830s to the present.

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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

Island Press

This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature.

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