ARCCA Archives

A Water Bibliography

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]
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“Aquatic Arts.” Daidalos, no. 55 (1995) (theme issue).

Bachelard, Gaston. Water and Dreams: an Essay on the Imagination of Water, translated from the French by …

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Carbon Fiber Vortex

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

Bruce Tomb’s toilet and high tank are a reshaping of the conventional home fixtures as autonomous pieces of furniture. They join a series of explorations by …

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Sea of Entropy

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

 

 

Author Thom Faulders is the founder of FAULDERS STUDIO and Professor of Architecture at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

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The …

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The Sunol Water Temple

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

 

Author Eric Althoff is a contributing writer for Monrovia-based California Construction Link, a monthly magazine of the McGraw-Hill Companies, where he has covered such projects

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Urban Spring: an excerpt

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

 

Left, “City Fingers” Lines of Transport, traversing the desert landscape with the interstate paralleling the path. Right, Oasis Lift Station of the Lines of Transport.

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Concrete Rivers and T.R.E.E.S.

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

Author David O’Donnell is T.R.E.E.S. Project Associate at TreePeople, where he writes grant requests, produces newsletters and educational materials, and puzzles over the arcana of California

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The L.A. River: Recent Books Briefly Noted

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

Author Tom Marble, AIA, is a partner with WhiteMarble, a multidisciplinary design firm in Los Angeles.
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Blake Gumprecht, The Los Angeles River: Its Life,

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Water in California: An Overview

[Originally published 4th quarter 2001, in arcCA 01.4, “H2O CA.”]

Author George Wein, AIA-E, is a retired partner in the Santa Monica architectural and planning firm WWCOT. He is a member of the board of

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Coda: Chronicle Building: The West’s First Skyscraper

[Originally published 1st quarter 2002, in arcCA 02.1, “Image Mirror.”]

Author Charles F. Bloszies, FAIA, is an architect and a structural engineer in San Francisco. Subsequent to the publication of this article, he oversaw the rehabilitation, adaptive reuse, and

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A Note on Value

[Originally published 1st quarter 2002, in arcCA 02.1, “Image Mirror.”]

Author and architect Michael Benedikt holds the Hal Box Chair in Urbanism and is Director of the Center for American Architecture and Design at the University of Texas

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