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Author Ascher, Kate

Title The heights : anatomy of a skyscraper / Kate Ascher ; art direction by Design Language ; research by Rob Vroman

Publ Info New York : Penguin Press, 2011
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA6230 .A83 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index
Contents History -- Building it. Design ; Foundations ; Structure ; The skin ; Construction -- Living in it. Elevators ; Power, air, and water ; Communications -- Supporting it. Life safety ; Maintenance ; Sustainability -- Dreaming it. The future
Note A graphic tour through the inner workings of modern skyscrapers explains how they operate and how sophisticated networks of technologies and utilities are possible within their complex structures
LC subject Skyscrapers
Add Author Vroman, Rob
Design Language (Design studio)
Alt Title Anatomy of a skyscraper
ISBN 1594203032