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Return to the Center: Culture, Public Space, and City Building in a Global Era

Lawrence A. Herzog

$24.95

A groundbreaking look at what cities built in the Hispanic tradition can teach us about effectively using central public spaces to foster civic interaction, neighborhood identity, and a sense of place.

Eugenics in the Garden: Transatlantic Architecture and the Crafting of Modernity

Fabiola Lรณpez-Durรกn

$29.95

The first book to link eugenics with urban planning and the built environment, this volume traces how the โ€œscienceโ€ of race improvement spread from medicine to architecture as Latin Americans pursued a utopian project of modernization.

Beyond the City: Resource Extraction Urbanism in South America

Felipe Correa

$40.00

Presenting five case studies from South America, this foundational book examines the roles played by architecture and urban design in large territorial transformation projects, which remake landscapes but leave a questionable legacy when resource-extraction projects move on

Making Plans: How to Engage with Landscape, Design, and the Urban Environment

Frederick R. Steiner

$27.95

This frank, first-person account of developing plans for the city of Austin and the University of Texas campus offers a practical primer on community and regional planning by one of the leading experts in the field.