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WE BUILD THE CITY: NYC'S DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE PROGRAM. ORO Editions, Novato, 2014. Published in association with New York City Department of Design + Construction. 488 pp. with 739 ills. (618 col.). 26 x 22 cm. ISBN 9781941806166 In English.
Publisher's description: We Build The City features a selection of the exemplary infrastructure, public realm and civic building projects developed during New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's administration under Commissioner David Burney's groundbreaking Department of Design + Construction Excellence program. This publication celebrates the DDC's commitment to the idea that design matters and that great design reinvigorates public spaces and, ultimately, transforms people's lives. Highlighting the work of numerous talented design and construction firms, We Build The City showcases a collection of some the most notable public projects developed and built under the acclaimed D+CE program. Each featured project whether large or smallscale, visible or underground has contributed to the improvement of the city, building upon principles of creativity, sustainability, performance, efficiency and longevity. The publication includes detailed drawings and striking imagery that reveal the complex processes that have shaped one of the most active and successful design periods in NYC's history.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 155105
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