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Architecture Books "Best of all, Goldberger combines forensic analysis of the architectural art with a sense of wonder. Goldberger does not prescribe solutions but argues passionately that architecture must continue to define our place in the world in a way that 'startles us and comforts us at the same time. The author speaks from the heart and is at his best when discussing actual buildings, comparing good with bad, to illustrate what works. Here is a succinct, lyrical and heartfelt book that celebrates the best works of architecture and points the way to being able to build more of it in the world today.
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