The Works: Anatomy of a City download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Ascher

The Works: Anatomy of a City download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Ascher year 2012
  • Book name: The Works: Anatomy of a City
  • Author: Kate Ascher
  • Release date: 2012/11/8
  • Publisher: PENGUIN PUTNAM INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780143112709
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 519
  • Review by: Alaric Carnahan
  • Review rating: 7.3 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/4
  • Total pages: 228
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A fascinating guided tour of the ways things work in a modern city Have you ever wondered how the water in your faucet gets there? Where your garbage goes? What the pipes under city streets do? How bananas from Ecuador get to your local market? Why radiators in apartment buildings clang? Using New York City as its point of reference, The Works takes readers down manholes and behind the scenes to explain exactly how an urban infrastructure operates. Deftly weaving text and graphics, author Kate Ascher explores the systems that manage water, traffic, sewage and garbage, subways, electricity, mail, and much more. Full of fascinating facts and anecdotes, The Works gives readers a unique glimpse at what lies behind and beneath urban life in the twenty-first century.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H38M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: City & Town Planning - Architectural Aspects, Urban Communities, Central Government Policies, Popular Beliefs & Controversial Knowledge, Architectural Structure & Design, Urban & Municipal Planning, Engineering: General
  • Available formats: RB, GIF, WORD, DOC, EPUB, TXT, PDF, TCR. Compressed in TAR.LZO, ZIP, RAR, RZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 33.34 USD
  • Dimensions: 215x274x15mm
  • Weight: 871g
  • Printed by: The Penguin Press
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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