BECKMANN, J: Virtual Dimension: Architecture, Representation, and Crash Culture

Book cover. Virtual Dimension: Architecture, Representation, and Crash CultureBeckmann, John (Editor). Virtual Dimension: Architecture, Representation, and Crash Culture. Princeton Architectural Press, 1998. ISBN: 1568981201. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30910) $12.00

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The Virtual Dimension critically examines the role that digital and immersive technologies have on the methods used by architects, designers, and artists to conceptualize and represent new mediated spaces, topologies, and both real and virtual communities.

Thirty contributors, including Stan Allen, Gareth Branwyn, Char Davies, Manuel Delanda, William J. Mitchell, Paul Virilio, and others. Illustrated.

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NIGHTINGALE, CH: Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities

Nightingale, Carl H. Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Historical Studies of Urban America). University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780226580746. Unmarked text. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30738) $24.00

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This global perspective adds to our understanding of how cities became and are sites of segregation and exclusion since the 18th century. Extends from urban Africa and Asia to the cities of the Americas and Europe, linking themes such as empire, migration and racialization to his analysis of place and space. Cities include Johannesburg, Calcutta, Chicago, and others.

Measures 6×9 inches. 536p. 42 halftones.

GRAY, ML: A Guide to Chicago’s Murals

Book cover. A Guide to Chicago's MuralsGray, Mary Lackritz. A Guide to Chicago’s Murals. University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9780226305967. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30737) $24.00

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The first definitive handbook to the murals of Chicago and suburbs. With full-color illustrations of nearly two hundred murals and accompanying entries that describe their history—who commissioned them and why, the subjects of the murals and their contexts.

Biographies of more than 150 artists and a glossary of key terms. 204 color plates, 35 halftones. 516p. Measures 5.75×7.5 inches.