Peter S. Kaufman

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Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design

All public library systems should purchase this book, because reading it can change lives.—Peter S. Kaufman, Boston Architectural Ctr.,MA

What Goes Up: The Right and Wrongs to the City

Unfortunately, this book is excessively Talmudic in its perception/reception/connection/conception/inception of modern urban design of the 1960s. It's hard to imagine who will read this work and who will understand it because it has no illustrations, no citations, and no footnotes, and many of its words are obscurantic to the point of "Googlicity."

The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

Only for educated connoisseurs, aesthetes, intellectuals, and a few educated architects and adults.

The Language of Cities

Highly recommended to public libraries of all sizes.

Michael Graves: Design for Life

This book has real gravity, yet it sparkles with light, so it benefits not just accomplished professionals but anyone who admires design.

International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

Excellent for STEM education and lots of other disciplines.

Chaos and Culture: Renzo Piano Building Workshop and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

For libraries serving communities seeking information about or building cultural centers.

The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Recommended for larger academic and public libraries with strong interests in sociology and architecture.

Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers and Architects

Lumitecture replaces architecture in this title that is mainly recommended for architecture, art, and design libraries.

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