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Edward Godfrey Lawson, (1884-1968) R. Terry Schnadelbach, FAAR
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
The life and career of Edward G. Lawson is a story of highs and lows, a story of good fortune, and by contrast, barred opportunities. Lawson was Americas first true scholar and historian in landscape architecture. He was Cornell Universitys first Masters degree graduate in landscape architecture, won the first Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture from the American Academy in Rome (AAR), and assisted in developing the Academy’s Rome program, building its library collection on Renaissance Italian landscape architecture. While at the Academy and during the 1920s and 30s, he embarked on a career of documenting most of Italy’s Villa gardens. His drawings and photographic collections document ...
EPIC FAIL super win - 27 candid interviews on failure & success with creative people who kept going Serena Andrews
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781304753977
This book is a light-spirited discussion with creative and entrepreneurial people sharing true stories of failure and success. I approached a wide range of creatives, from artists, sculptors, musicians and tech start-ups to fashion, media and performance artists. These stories are a treasure trove of candid advice on real-life issues for creatives, such as: -overcoming failure in college or university -why people keep making art after a project fails -what to do if other people don't want you to choose creative career -how to make a living as an artist -establishing a great career without a college degree -using failed projects or efforts to fuel ...
Ferruccio Vitale, Landscape Architect and Planner of the Century of Progress, Chicago, 1933 R. Terry Schnadelbach, FAAR
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Size: 8" x 10"
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Conceived in the best of times, executed in the worst of times, Chicago’s Century of Progress Exposition, 1933-1934, was highly criticized, but none-the-less a phenomenal success. First proposed in 1928 to celebrate Chicago’s centennial, the new exposition was meant to return Chicago to fair fame after a succession of dull Beaux Arts expositions in San Francisco, St. Louis, and Philadelphia. The 1933 Chicago exposition was to be financed by the continuation of the 20’s boom years of industry and stock market gains, but the national economic crash of 1929 stopped. That such an event could happen, the fact that even the idea could survive, let alone be planned, financed and built duri ...
My Family Jill Collingwood
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Size: 8" x 10"
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Story of Jill's Family.
Spirit of Christmas April Bair
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Size: 5.06" x 7.81"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781732904200
Tanya M. Richey's Spirit of Christmas is a collection of holiday cards and paintings sharing a whimsical journey through a lifetime of Christmas adventures. Virginian artist Tanya Richey traveled the world capturing moments as she experienced them. This book presents a sampling of those paintings alongside the voice of their inspiration captured by author April Bair.
Willis Beverley Conrad
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Size: 5.06" x 7.81"
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ISBN: 9780989938228