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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HANSON, AE: An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson

Hanson, A. E.; Gebhard, David. An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson. Hennessey & Ingalls, 1985. ISBN: 0912158913. Unmarked. Small spot on edge. Good. Paperback. (#30799)

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The architect of some of Southern California’s most notable and spectacular gardens of the 1920’s. This book reconstructs the making of nine of them, including the Harold Lloyd estate in Beverly Hills, the Andalusian garden of Archibald Young in Pasadena, and the Italian garden of Kirk Johnson in Montecito. The autobiographic first chapter gives an engaging account of Hanson’s self training in the profession and his dealings with clients.

Black and white illustrations throughout. 102p.

JEPSON PRAIRIE PRESERVE: A Native Perennial Grassland and Vernal Pool Habitat

Book cover. Jepson Prairie Preserve: A Native Perennial Grassland and Vernal Pool Habitat Jepson Prairie Preserve: A Native Perennial Grassland and Vernal Pool Habitat. Jepson Prairie Preserve Docent Program, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30763)

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Illustrated. Second edition. Published for the Jepson Prairie Docent Program. Topics include the history, the physical environment, plant habitats and vegetation, wildlife, and more. References. 81p. Measures 5.5×8.75 inches.

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