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Set in Stone - Building America’s New Generation of Arts Facilities: 1994-2008

The Urban Landscape: Cultural Buildings and Cities

Planning Successful Museum Projects.
Walter L. Crimm, Martha Morris, L. Carole Wharton. Rowman Altamira, 2009.

Creative City News, Special Edition 5 on Cultural Infrastructure.
Newsletter by the Creative City Network of Canada. Contains an excellent “Web resources” section.

Manual of Museum Planning: Sustainable Space, Facilities, and Operations.
Edited by Barry Lord, Gail Dexter Lord, and Lindsay Martin.
3rd Edition, AltaMira Press, 2012.

The Museum Construction Initiative: Case Studies of the Processes.
Janet Tempel. Bank Street College of Education, New York, 1991.

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