The Works: Anatomy of a City

Kate Ascher (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$27.00  $24.84
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
December 01, 2007
Pages
228
Dimensions
8.46 X 10.78 X 0.6 inches | 1.92 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143112709

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About the Author

Kate Ascher serves on the faculty of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and manages Happold Consulting's U.S. practice. Prior to taking up her current positions, she worked at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and Vornado Realty Trust. Her other books include The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper and The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air.

Reviews

"The Works is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure." --Time Out New York

"It's a rare person who won't find something of interest in The Works, whether it's an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of what's down a manhole." --New York Post