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The works : anatomy of a city

Author: Kate Ascher; Wendy Marech
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2007, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the interconnected technology, transportation, and utility systems supporting New York City pairs detailed graphic images with explanations of behind-the-scenes mechanisms and processes for key structures and everyday arenas.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Ascher; Wendy Marech
ISBN: 9780143112709 0143112708 1594200718 9781594200717
OCLC Number: 190861724
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 228 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Moving people : Streets ; Subway ; Bridges & tunnels --
Moving freight : Rail freight ; Maritime freight ; Air cargo ; Markets --
Power : Electricity ; Natural gas ; Steam --
Communications : Telephone ; Moving the mail ; The airwaves --
Keeping it clean : Water ; Sewage ; Garbage --
The future.
Other Titles: Anatomy of a city
Responsibility: Kate Ascher ; researched by Wendy Marech.
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An account of the interconnected technology, transportation, and utility systems supporting New York City pairs detailed graphic images with explanations of behind-the-scenes mechanisms and processes for key structures and everyday arenas.

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