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Rybczynski Witold Books

Books di Rybczynski Witold pubblicati nella collana Scribner Paperback

A Clearing in the Distance

A Clearing in the Distance

Rybczynski Witold 
edizioni Scribner collana Scribner (Paperback) , 2000

In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, Witold Rybczynski, the bestselling author of Home and City Life, illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American history. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes...

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€ 17,90
Last Harvest

Last Harvest

Rybczynski Witold 
edizioni Scribner collana Scribner (Paperback) , 2008

When Witold Rybczynski first heard about New Daleville, it was only a developer's idea, attached to ninety acres of cornfield an hour and a half west of Philadelphia. Over the course of five years, Rybczynski met and talked to everyone involved in the building of this residential subdivision -- from the developers...

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€ 16,10
One Good Turn

One Good Turn

Rybczynski Witold 
edizioni Scribner collana Scribner (Paperback) , 2001

The Best Tool of the Millennium The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying "the best tool of the millennium." An award-winning author who once built a house using only hand tools, Rybczynski has intimate knowledge...

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€ 12,50
City Life

City Life

Rybczynski Witold 
edizioni Scribner collana Scribner (Paperback) , 1996

Tracing the development of American cities and city life from early colonial settlements to the familiar downtowns of today, a sweeping cultural history reveals how our urban spaces have been shaped by the land and the American lifestyle. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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€ 15,20
Makeshift Metropolis

Makeshift Metropolis

Rybczynski Witold 
edizioni Scribner collana Scribner (Paperback) , 2011

In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance. In Makeshift Metropolis, Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime...

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€ 15,50