The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Ascher

The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Ascher year 2013
  • Book name: The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper
  • Author: Kate Ascher
  • Release date: 2013/4/24
  • Publisher: PENGUIN PUTNAM INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780143124085
  • Rating: 9.04 of 10
  • Votes: 516
  • Review by: Javon Borden
  • Review rating: 9.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A gorgeous graphic tour of the inner workings of skyscrapers-from the author of The Works Indispensable and unforgettable, The Heights is the ultimate guide to the way skyscrapers work-from the bases of their foundations to the peaks of their spires. With skyscrapers becoming essential elements of urban life, there has never been a greater need for understanding and embracing these complex structures. Using innovative illustrations to tackle the vast complexity of these buildings, The Heights explores with remarkable insight every aspect of designing, building, and maintaining a modern skyscraper, as well as the individuals who build and maintain these architectural cathedrals. In the process, The Heights provides a remarkable snapshot of urban life at the dawn of the twenty-first century.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H39M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Public Buildings: Civic, Commercial, Industrial, Etc, Building Construction & Materials, Structural Engineering, Architecture
  • Available formats: PDF, MobiPocket, RB, LRF, DOC, EPUB, TXT, WORD. Compressed in RAR, BZ, 7Z, JAR, AZW3, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x279x20.32mm
  • Weight: 751g
  • Printed by: Penguin USA
  • Published in: New York, United States
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