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We Build the City New York City's Design + Construction Excellence Program

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ISBN-10: 1941806163

ISBN-13: 9781941806166

Edition: 2014

Authors: Jayne Merkel, Michael Bloomberg, David J. Burney

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We Build The City features a selection of the exemplary infrastructure, public realm and civic building projects developed during New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's administration under Commissioner David Burney's groundbreaking Department of Design + Construction Excellence (D+CE) program. This publication celebrates the DDC's commitment to the idea that design matters and that great design reinvigorates public spaces and, ultimately, transforms people's lives. The DDC has been lauded for its fresh approach to facilitating innovative and collaborative architecture and urban planning solutions and improving public buildings, spaces and communities with a focus on design that…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: ORO Editions
Publication date: 1/17/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Sue Ann Painter, a cultural and political historian, is director of the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati. Her historical publications have won local, state, and national awards. Her most recent book, William Henry Harrison: Father of the West, is the first in a series on Ohio presidents. Beth Sullebarger is principal of a historic preservation consulting firm in Cincinnati. She has thirty years of experience in the field, including seven years as director of the Cincinnati Preservation Association. Jayne Merkel, an architectural historian and critic, has written books about Michael Graves and Eero Saarinen. She was architecture critic for the Cincinnati Enquirer (1977–88). She…