Skyscraper geography

@article{McNeill2005SkyscraperG,
  title={Skyscraper geography},
  author={D. McNeill},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={41 - 55}
}
  • D. McNeill
  • Published 2005
  • Progress in Human Geography
This paper argues that geographers have tended to neglect the substantial impact of skyscrapers on urban life. Yet the significance of these buildings - in terms of height, levels of human occupancy, aesthetic impact and popular representation and use - is in need of careful geographical interpretation. Synthesizing work from a number of disciplines - geography, social history, architecture, planning, and cultural studies - it argues that the skyscraper is an extremely complex spatial… Expand
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