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Vertical: The City From Satellites to Bunkers

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From sewers and drones to penthouses and sewers -- the political geography of the vertical city...Vertical is a brilliant re-imagining of the world we live in. Today we live in a world that can no longer be read as a two-dimensional map. In Vertical Stephen Graham rewrites the city at every level, calling for a a new understanding of our surroundings that takes into account above and below: why Dubai has been built to be seen from GoogleEarth; how the superrich in Sao Paulo live their penthouse lives far from the street; why London billionaires build vast subterranean basements rather than move house. Vertical will make you look at the city anew: from the viewfinders of drones, satellites, from the top of skyscrapers, at street-level and

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Author(s): Graham S

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Year: 2016

Number of Pages: 352

Print publication date: 01/09/2016

Online publication date: 01/10/2016

Acceptance date: 01/03/2016

Publisher: Verso

Place Published: London


Notes: 9781781689974 paperback ISBN

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ISBN: 9781781687932