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The Heights

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The Heights by Kate Ascher
Nov 05, 2013 | 208 Pages
  • Paperback $26.00

    Nov 05, 2013 | 208 Pages

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“Lavishly illustrated…meticulously and lucidly deconstructs the design.”
The New York Times
“[An] eye-widening piece of illustrated deconstruction…on the most enduring symbol of city life.”
“Images of diaphragm walls, skeletal frame systems and elevator shafts may not sound like a colourful depiction of the high life, but a new intricate detailing of the inner workings of the mighty skyscraper might well be one of the most interesting books published all year.”
The Independent (UK)
“A remarkably plain-language reexamination of tall buildings in a sustainability-conscious age…a laudable, one-stop summary that goes beyond lists and photographs of tall buildings and gives a rich grounding in vertical basics that all students of cities both need and deserve”
The Atlantic Cities

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