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Title:The Future of the Skyscraper
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Philip Nobel, Bruce Sterling, Tom Vanderbilt, Matthew Yglesias, Diana Lind, Will Self, Emily Badger, Dickson Despommier, Michael Govan
Publisher:Metropolis Books
ISBN:1938922786
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Number of Pages:144
Category:Architecture, Theory, Non fiction

The Future of the Skyscraper by Philip Nobel, Bruce Sterling, Tom Vanderbilt, Matthew Yglesias, Diana Lind, Will Self, Emily Badger, Dickson Despommier, Michael Govan

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Future of the Skyscraper Engines of industry expressions of ego or will tall towers are nonetheless when they pierce the shared skies intensely public We may ask of them artistic questions what do we make of these things we make What do these forms mean But also because architecture is forever tied to real life we may ask of them questions of a political economic and technological nature as well as those touching on the body and the mind and the soul that we may simply call human In this volume Bruce Sterling describes four possible futures that might shape future towers presenting a choose your own adventure of potential futures for architecture some of them terrifying in their nearness We peer up at skyscrapers old and new visit their highest floors turn them this way and that to see them clearly through the psychology Tom Vanderbilt and physiology Emily Badger of living and working on high and through the lens of policy in the low rise counterexample of Washington DC Matthew Yglesias Diana Lind tests the idea of tall against the more sprawling needs of those spatially mundane but transformative new economy industries that may well be the supertall clients of the future Will Self looks back in literature film and recent urban history to write forward toward a new understanding of the tower in the popular imagination Dickson Despommier shares a comprehensive vision of an ecological future in which towers perhaps supertalls would necessarily play a crucial role

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