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Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

Matt Berger Dec 15, 2010

Title: Terror & Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

Author: Blair Kamin

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press

Type: Non Fiction

Released: October 1, 2010

Length: 304 pp

We’ve had economic booms and busts in the past decade. We’ve had floods and terrorist attacks. We have had creation and destruction in all of their extremes. Those forces are reflected by the buildings around us. Blair Kamin, architecture critic at the Chicago Tribune, talks about the last decade in American buildings in his new book, “Terror and Wonder.”

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