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The works : anatomy of a city

Author: Kate Ascher; Wendy Marech
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ascher, Kate.
Works.
New York : Penguin Press, 2005
(OCoLC)655451937
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Ascher; Wendy Marech
ISBN: 1594200718 9781594200717 9780143112709 0143112708
OCLC Number: 60605277
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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