Binding: Library Publisher: Scholastic Library Pub Publish Date: 2009/03/01 Synopsis: Offers a humorous look of the life of a crew member building a new skyscraper called the Empire State Building while doing different jobs such a wrecker, catcher for a ri..
Acknowledging that the skyscraper is possibly one of the most ecologically unfriendly of all building types, he states that until an economically viable alternative is identified, it is necessary to make them as humane and as sustainable as possible. Each ..
In a major new book, Daniel Bluestone disputes this vision of the city. Combining architectural history and cultural analysis, Bluestone explores the creation of Chicago''s parks, churches, skyscrapers, and civic buildings. He finds that the stru..
It was premiered at the MTNA Conference in 2014. This suite uses triangles (minor 3rds) and squares (perfect 4ths) to formulate melodic movement and harmonic texture. The piece builds the vertical sensation of scaling up and down the building. Listen for a..
Florent Chavouet, a young graphic artist, spent six months exploring Tokyo while his girlfriend interned at a company there. Each day he would set forth with a pouch full of color pencils and a sketchpad, and visit different neighborhoods. This stunning bo..