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Dhiru Ambrit Thadani
Unknown institution
PW-51514-13
The Language of Towns and Cities: A Visual Dictionary

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The development of the second edition of The Language of Towns and Cities. The original book coined the term "encyclo-dictionary," an apt name for this volume that defines over 700 words and phrases related to the built environment with beautifully illustrated explanations. The second edition will add an additional 600 pages that complement the first edition, which include: best practices for active-living environments, renovation strategies for aging-in-place, suburban retrofit strategies, and alternate transit and transport systems.

Project fields: Architecture, Urban History
Program: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amounts: $28,500 (approved); $28,500 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Dhiru Ambrit Thadani
Unknown institution
PW-50742-10
Dictionary and History of Towns and Cities

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Etymology of 600 words, terms, places, and people that have influenced the development of towns and cities. The end product would be a visual dictionary that explains the words and terms in text, diagrams, and photographs.

Project fields: Urban Studies
Program: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2010 – 12/31/2010

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