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Witold Rybczynski

Witold Rybczynski
Adrian Gaut

Witold Rybczynski has written about architecture for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Slate. Among his award-winning books are Home, The Most Beautiful House in the World, and A Clearing in the Distance, which won the J. Anthony Lukas Prize. He lives with his wife in Philadelphia, where he is the emeritus professor of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. How Architecture Works is his eighteenth book.

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Now I Sit Me Down
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Now I Sit Me Down

Witold Rybczynski
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A grand tour of the chair through the ages by our foremost writer on design

Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere?

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Mysteries of the Mall
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Mysteries of the Mall

Witold Rybczynski
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A deep exploration of modern life that examines our cities, public places, and homes

In Mysteries of the Mall, Witold Rybczynski, the author of How Architecture...

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How Architecture Works
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How Architecture Works

Witold Rybczynski
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An essential toolkit for understanding architecture as both art form and the setting for our everyday lives

We spend most of our days and nights in buildings, living and working and...

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