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

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

Label
The heights : anatomy of a skyscraper
Title
The heights
Title remainder
anatomy of a skyscraper
Statement of responsibility
Kate Ascher ; art direction by Design Language ; research by Rob Vroman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A tour through the inner workings of modern skyscrapers, exploring how they operate and how sophisticated networks of technologies and utilities are possible within their complex structures
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ascher, Kate
Dewey number
720/.483
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA6230
LC item number
.A83 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Office buildings
  • Tall buildings
Label
The heights : anatomy of a skyscraper, Kate Ascher ; art direction by Design Language ; research by Rob Vroman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Section 1. Introduction. History -- Section 2. Building it. Design ; Foundations ; Structure ; The skin ; Construction -- Section 3. Living in it. Elevators ; Power, air, and water ; Communications -- Section 4. Supporting it. Life safety ; Maintenance ; Sustainability -- Section 5. Dreaming it. The future
Control code
ocn707969129
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9781594203039
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)707969129
Label
The heights : anatomy of a skyscraper, Kate Ascher ; art direction by Design Language ; research by Rob Vroman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Section 1. Introduction. History -- Section 2. Building it. Design ; Foundations ; Structure ; The skin ; Construction -- Section 3. Living in it. Elevators ; Power, air, and water ; Communications -- Section 4. Supporting it. Life safety ; Maintenance ; Sustainability -- Section 5. Dreaming it. The future
Control code
ocn707969129
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9781594203039
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)707969129

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