Nature as the Textbook: A Review of Nelson's Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms
by Lynn Coppedge
“By suggestion and example, I believe children can be helped to hear the many voices about them. Take time to listen and talk about the voices of the earth and what they mean—the majestic voice of thunder, the winds,...
"Understanding Architecture:" Experiencing Architecture Through the Senses
by Bora Mici
The book "Understanding Architecture: A Primer on Architecture as Experience," published in hardcover by Phaidon, covers 72 buildings, internationally, over time. Written and compiled by the American architect Robert...
Book Review of “Spectacular Vernacular: London’s 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings”
by Sarah Essbai
In "Spectacular Vernacular: London's 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings," David Long takes the reader through central London to discover its least known yet extraordinary buildings. As disclosed in the book's introduction,...
The Costs of Not Implementing Green Logistics: A Book Review
by Dan Malo
Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics (2nd edition, Kogan Page), by Alan C. McKinnon et. al, is a 2013 publication covering the best green-practices in supply-chain management. Lea...
"Reclaiming Our Food" Will Change the Way You Eat: A Book Review
by Sarah Thomas
Tanya Denckla Cobb’s latest book, Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat, provides a practical guide for anyone looking to get involved in the local foods movement. Cobb uses...
“Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places” Book Review
by Alexandra Serbana
Henry James wrote “London. It is not a pleasant place; it is not agreeable, or cheerful, or easy … it is only magnificent.” David Long found it appropriate to cite this quote in the introduction of his book Tunnels, T...
Building Happiness: A Review of Charles Montgomery’s Happy City
by Katelyn Hewett
Happy City: Transforming our Lives through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery is the theoretical exploration of what it would mean to create an environmentally-friendly, socially just, aesthetically pleasing, and eff...
Book Review: "The Solar House: Pioneering Sustainable Design"
by Bora Mici
Anthony Denzer's 250+ page book The Solar House: Pioneering Sustainable Design, published by Rizzoli, is a study of the evolution of solar design from the 1930's onward. Dispelling the notion that solar design is a thing...
Hacking the City: "Explore Everything" Book Review
by Christine Cepelak
There is a feeling among many people that the city is built for others, that we may look at it but may not touch it, the spatial equivalent of an artifact in a glass case in a museum. (162) Explore Everything documents ...
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