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Just Enough

by Ho Lin

Azby Brown looks to the past to find future methods for sustainable living in "Just Enough". Centering his studies on Edo-era Japan, Brown focuses on the concept of the “circular economy,” in which resources are preserved and... Read More

Book Review

Escapology

by Melissa Wuske

Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan’s "Escapology" is a showcase of rustic architecture and interior design. You may want to pack your bag—or even call a moving company—before you read this book. It will lure you away from modern,... Read More

Book Review

Feminist City

by Tanisha Rule

In "Feminist City", Leslie Kern shows how cities keep women “in their place” through hidden, understated means while favoring men’s needs and experiences. Wide-ranging urban plans often come together to influence how women move... Read More

Book Review

Model City

by Matt Sutherland

North Korea fascinates a world bored with so many bland, decent-enough democracies. Cowered by the tubby tyrant Kim Jong-un, the nation’s 25 million citizens struggle to make do in a system that’s so handcuffed by sanctions, so... Read More

Book Review

Crestwood Hills

by Christine Canfield

Brimming with beautiful photographs and renderings, this book is a visual journey as much as a historic record of this community. World War II was over. California had an abundance of jobs for returning vets and a beautiful climate. What... Read More

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