By Geoffrey Lynch
The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of those mythical ny condo constructions evoke pictures of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen, and sunlit penthouses with sweeping crucial Park perspectives. equipped from the Eighteen Eighties via Thirties, vintage prewar flats have been designed to trap townhouse dwellers reluctant to proportion a roof with different households. Billed as inner most mansions within the sky, they promised a charmed new york way of life of attractiveness and comfort. new york vintage takes readers on a lavishly illustrated guided travel of eighty-five of the main coveted constructions in ny. writer Geoffrey Lynch presents pill histories—equal components architectural and social history— of the main celebrated examples, with anecdotes approximately famous citizens and crucial information regarding amazing positive factors. this beautiful espresso desk publication is an indispensible source for condo hunters, genuine property and layout pros, and someone fascinated about the grace and glamour of prewar variety.
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Reality can be understood, constructed and controlled. This might be true of the classical managerial thinking directed to efﬁciency and effectiveness (Taylorism), the quality movement, and all the well-known project management approaches directed to the mutual control of cost, time and quality in which economical demand–supply theories seem to be the main paradigmatic pre-assumption. However, in the last decade, management as a discipline has developed rather quickly and been inﬂuenced by post-modernity.
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