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How To Read Skyscrapers: A Crash Course in High-Rise Architecture

Author: Edward Denison.

How To Read Skyscrapers: A Crash Course in High-Rise Architecture

Author: Edward Denison.

$6.98
Item #: D31552
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Ivy
ISBN: 9781782406495
Throughout history, the development of the skyscraper has been shaped by our desire for ascendance—politically, economically, culturally, and, of course, physically. These spectacular superstructures epitomize more than architectural aspiration, they excite the imagination and inspire awe. This illustrated history traces our impulse to build upward, fr... More
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Throughout history, the development of the skyscraper has been shaped by our desire for ascendance—politically, economically, culturally, and, of course, physically. These spectacular superstructures epitomize more than architectural aspiration, they excite the imagination and inspire awe. This illustrated history traces our impulse to build upward, from its origins in myth and legend to its future potential in satisfying humankind's needs and aspirations.


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