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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.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.483 ASCH    AVAILABLE
Physical description 207 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes 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.
Summary 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.
Other author Design Language (Design studio)
Subject Skyscrapers.
Variant Title Anatomy of a skyscraper
ISBN 9781594203039 (hbk.)
1594203032 (hbk.)