Kate Ascher - The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 7:00pm

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Kate Ascher talks about The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper ($35.00). From the author of The Works: Anatomy of a City comes a gorgeous graphic tour through the inner workings of skyscrapers. More than a technical survey, Ascher’s work is a triumphant ode to the most monumental aspect of modern civilization.

 

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The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781594203039
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Press - November 10th, 2011

From the author of "The Works: Anatomy of a City" comes a gorgeous graphic tour through the inner workings of skyscrapers.

The skyscraper is perhaps the most recognizable icon of the modern urban landscape. Providing offices, homes, restaurants, and shopping to thousands of inhabitants, modern skyscrapers function as small cities- with infrastructure not unlike that hidden beneath our streets.