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  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: The Penguin Press; Reprint edition (13 Aug. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143112708
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143112709
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 1.7 x 27.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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"The Works" is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure.
"Time Out New York"
Its a rare person who wont find something of interest in "The Works," whether its an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of whats down a manhole.
"New York Post"

"The Works" is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure.
"Time Out New York"
Its a rare person who wont find something of interest in "The Works", whether its an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of whats down a manhole.
"New York Post"

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a"Time Out New York"
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a"New York Post"

""The Works" is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure."
-"Time Out New York"
"It's a rare person who won't find something of interest in "The Works," whether it's an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of what's down a manhole."
-"New York Post"

-The Works is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure.-
--Time Out New York
-It's a rare person who won't find something of interest in The Works, whether it's an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of what's down a manhole.-
--New York Post

"The Works is both a reference guide and a geeky pleasure."
--Time Out New York

"It's a rare person who won't find something of interest in The Works, whether it's an explanation of how a street-sweeper works or the view of what's down a manhole."
--New York Post

About the Author

Kate Ascher serves on the faculty of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and manages Happold Consulting's U.S. practice. Prior to taking up her current positions, she worked at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and Vornado Realty Trust. Her other books include The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper and The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air.



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5.0 out of 5 starsthere is no better primer than this text
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5.0 out of 5 starseveryone in every city should read everything in this book
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