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Since Berke (coeditor, Architecture of the Everyday) founded her architectural firm in 1982, she has produced thoughtful, quietly elegant designs for a range of domestic, commercial, and industrial projects. Her interest in designing works eminently suited to their function and place has found expression in everything from urban lofts and houses to art galleries, hotels, and offices. In this volume, 21 projects by Berke are grouped into three sections prefaced by contemplative essays by author Myers, curator of architecture at Carnegie Museum of Art's Heinz Architectural Center. The text accompanying each project highlights significant features while calling attention to the architect's light touch, and the many photographs encourage readers to linger over the pattern of expansion joints in the cement floor of an artist's loft or the contrast between public and private facades of freestanding houses. A project list and select bibliography complete the volume. Highly recommended for architecture libraries.