by Kate Ascher
Hardcover, 207 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 | purchase
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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.
November 7, 2011 How do skyscrapers withstand 100-mph winds? How does air circulate inside tall buildings? And what happens when you flush a toilet on the 100th floor? Those questions and more are answered by Kate Ascher in her new book exploring the inner workings of skyscrapers.
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November 7, 2011 Read an excerpt from The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper by Kate Ascher.
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