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Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Author: Adnan Morshed
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adnan Morshed
OCLC Number: 1001575465
Notes: Book.
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Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: The Aesthetics of Ascension1. Hugh Ferriss and the "Harmonious Development of Man"2. Ascension as Autobiography: Buckminster Fuller and His "Land to Sky, Outward Progression"3. The Master Builder as Superman: Norman Bel Geddes's FuturamaEpilogue: The God's-Eye VisionNotesIndex

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"A valuable contribution to the tradition of scholarship on aerial perspective and the history of visuality by focusing upon the interwar period and the American fascination with aviation and Read more...

 
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