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  • Place Ville Marie: Montreal's Shining Landmark

    by Collectif ...
    This book traces the fascinating history of what Montrealers still call the city’s “grande dame”. From the complex’s earliest beginnings with developer William Zeckendorf, through its later transformations, the reader will discover in these pages a broad swath of our architectural heritage, replete with lavish illustrations. Authored by a team of seasoned writers to coincide with the celebrations ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Expo '67 And Its Time

    series History of Canada
    A pivotal event in Canada’s history For six months in 1967, from late April until the end of October, Canada and its world's fair, Expo 67, became the focus of national and international attention in a way the country and its people had rarely experienced. Expo 67 crystallized the buoyant mood and newfound sense of confidence many felt during Canada's centennial. It becomes clearer, though, as its ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Walkable City: From Haussman’s Boulevards to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

    From Haussman’s Boulevards to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

    Taking us on walks through Paris, New York, Toronto, North Vancouver and Singapore, Mary Soderstrom examines how cites have changed the lives of ordinary citizens—in positive and negative ways. Making the city walkable again is crucial. The author looks to the future and suggests ways in which we can reorganize our lives and our cities. The idea that a city might not be walkable would never occur ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Travel Montreal And Quebec City, Canada: Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook, And Maps (Mobi Travel)

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Unbuilt Toronto

    A History of the City That Might Have Been

    Book 1 - The City That Might Have Been
    Unbuilt Toronto explores never-realized building projects in and around Toronto, from the citys founding to the twenty-first century. Delving into unfulfilled and largely forgotten visions for grand public buildings, landmark skyscrapers, highways, subways, and arts and recreation venues, it outlines such ambitious schemes as St. Alban's Cathedral, the Queen subway line and early city plans that ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Unbuilt Toronto 2

    More of the City That Might Have Been

    Book 2 - The City That Might Have Been
    Quill & Quire cited Unbuilt Toronto as a book filled with "well-researched, often gripping tales of grand plans," while Canadian Architect said that it is "an impressively researched exploration of never-realized architectural and master-planning projects intended for the city." Now Unbuilt Toronto 2 provides an all-new, fascinating return to the "Toronto that might have been."Discover the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • How to Study Public Life

    How do we accommodate a growing urban population in a way that is sustainable, equitable, and inviting? This question is becoming increasingly urgent to answer as we face diminishing fossil-fuel resources and the effects of a changing climate while global cities continue to compete to be the most vibrant centers of culture, knowledge, and finance.Jan Gehl has been examining this question since the ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, political, cultural, and social lives of an international audience. It spans high art and popular culture, and plays a significant role in material and visual culture. This book introduces fashion's myriad influences and manifestations. Fashion is explored as a creative force, a business, and a means of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Big Bucks

    The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century

    by Georgina Adam ...
    This highly readable and timely book explores the transformation of the modern and contemporary art market in the 21st century from a niche trade to a globalised operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year. Drawing on her personal experience, the author describes in fascinating detail the contributions made by a range of actors and institutions to these recent developments. The book focuses on ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Montreal Book of Everything

    by Jim Hynes ...
    series Book of Everything
    From early Catholic missions to Sin City and the Big O, Cirque du Soleil and the Habs to profiles of Mordecai Richler, Jean Drapeau, the Bronfman dynasty, and Maurice “Mom” Boucher, no book on Montreal is as comprehensive and as fun. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Vanishing Vancouver

    The Last 25 Years

    Award-winning author and artist Michael Kluckner takes another look at a city where the only thing that doesn't seem to change is the rapid pace of development. The original Vanishing Vancouver, published in 1990, explored Vancouver's changing landscape by neighbourhood, from the earliest dwellings to the aftershocks of Expo '86. Its light-filled watercolours and well-informed prose spoke to the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Ottawa Book of Everything

    series Book of Everything
    From lumber town and G-town to capital city and the Byward Market, and from Rideau Canal and the Beaver Tail to profiles of Colonel By, Alanis Morissette, Michael Cowpland, and the Stopwatch Gang, there is no book on Ottawa as comprehensive and as fun. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD