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Witold Rybczynski (born in 1 March 1943, in Edinburgh, Scotland), is a Canadian-American architect, professor and writer.

Rybczynski was born in Edinburgh of Polish parentage and raised in Surrey, England before moving at a young age to Canada. He received Bachelor of Architecture (1966) and Master of Architecture (1972) degrees from McGill University in Montreal.

Rybczynski has written more than 300 articles and papers on the subject of housing, architecture, and technology, many of which are aimed at a non-technical readership and have earned considerable readership and respect, in a wide variety of magazines, including The Wilson Quarterly. Currently, he writes many of these articles as architecture critic for Slate.

After twenty years spent teaching at McGill University, he now lives in Philadelphia and is the Martin and Margy Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also founding co-editor of the Wharton Real Estate Review. He currently serves on the U. S. Commission of Fine Arts.

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Total Books: 65
Now I Sit Me Down From Klismos to Plastic Chair A Natural History
Mysteries of the Mall And Other Essays
2016 - Mysteries of the Mall and Other Essays (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374536404
ISBN-10: 0374536406
Genre: Arts & Photography
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How Architecture Works A Humanist's Toolkit
2014 - How Architecture Works a Humanist's Toolkit (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374534820
ISBN-10: 0374534829
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Makeshift Metropolis Ideas About Cities
2010 - Makeshift Metropolis Ideas About Cities (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781416561255
ISBN-10: 1416561250
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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My Two Polish Grandfathers And Other Essays on the Imaginative Life
Last Harvest How a Cornfield Became New Daleville Real Estate Development in America from George Washington to the Builders of the Twenty-first Century and Why We Live in Houses Anyway
Vizcaya An American Villa and Its Makers
2006 - Vizcaya an American VIlla and Its Makers [Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780812239515
ISBN-10: 0812239512
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Engineering & Transportation
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La casa historia de una idea
2006 - La Casa Historia De Una Idea [Home: A Short History of an Idea - Serie Media - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788489569140
ISBN-10: 8489569142
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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The Perfect House
2003 - The Perfect House (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743221399
ISBN-10: 0743221397
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Perfect House A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio
The Look of Architecture
2002 - The Look of Architecture (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195156331
ISBN-10: 0195156331
Genres: Arts & Photography, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Perfect House  A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio
LOOKING AROUND A JOURNEY THROUGH ARCHITECTURE
2002 - Looking Around a Journey Through Architecture (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743221382
ISBN-10: 0743221389
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One Good Turn A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
Most Beautiful House in the World
2001 - Most Beautiful House in the World (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780613181310
ISBN-10: 061318131X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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A Clearing In The Distance Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century
2000 - A Clearing in the Distance Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684865751
ISBN-10: 0684865750
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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A Clearing in the Distance  Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century
Home A Short History of an Idea
1997 - Home a Short History of an Idea (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786103157
ISBN-10: 0786103159
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Waiting for the Weekend
1997 - Waiting for the Weekend (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786103232
ISBN-10: 078610323X
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The Most Beautiful House in the World
1997 - The Most Beautiful House in the World (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786103539
ISBN-10: 0786103531
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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