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Skyscraping Tower of Abraham Lincoln Books

Skyscraping Tower of Abraham Lincoln Books | BASIC VOWELS | Scoop.it
There is a lot to be said about Abraham Lincoln, one of America's most influential presidents, which is made abundantly clear by the newly erected tower of books in the nation's capital. The cylindrical structure stands three stories high at approximately 34 feet in height and features over 15,000 titles about the 16th president of the free world. The innumerable volumes of works present in this towering pillar symbolize the never-ending discussion about the famed American president.

 

Placed in the lobby of Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership, it makes for an excellent introductory piece to the new museum dedicated to Lincoln's history. Fascinatingly, it is adjacent to where Lincoln died at the Petersen House. The museum is currently under construction and set to open later this month, in time for President's Day.

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Book Wormhole - My Modern Metropolis

Book Wormhole - My Modern Metropolis | BASIC VOWELS | Scoop.it
We've heard the phrase getting lost in a good book but never have we seen a sculpture that actually makes you feel it!
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We are not ants | a guide for the informed optimist

We are not ants | a guide for the informed optimist | BASIC VOWELS | Scoop.it

We Are Not Ants! is a guide book for the well-informed optimist. A book against the current zeitgeist of pessimism and world-weariness.

 

Free copy: 
http://issuu.com/ideasforchange/docs/wearenotants_10052011

 

 

REVIEW by Leonora Oppenheim, designer and writer for TreeHugger

 

“With all the terrible things that are happening in the world, many provoked by mass consumption, it is easy to forget just how far we, as a human race, have come. [...] No Somos Hormigas is a celebration of what we have done right, tempered informatively by what’s still going wrong”.

 

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