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Up, down, across : elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks / edited by Alisa Goetz
Alternate Title Elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks
London : Merrell, c2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  NA680 .U6 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Elevators -- Exhibitions
Escalators -- Exhibitions
Passenger conveyors -- Exhibitions
Architecture, Modern -- Exhibitions
Physical Description 223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Up, Down, Across: Elevators and Moving Sidewalks. National Building Museum, September 12, 2003 - April 18, 2004"--T.p. verso
Published in association with the National Building Museum, Washington, DC
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-[219]) and index
Contents Preface: vertical, horizontal, diagonal / Henry Petroski -- Turning point: conveyance and the Paris exposition of 1900 / Alisa Goetz -- Designing non-space: the evolution of the elevator interior / Peter A. Hall -- A matter of perception: escalators, moving sidewalks, and the motion of society / John King -- Hovering vision / Phil Patton -- Conveyance "germs": elevators, automated vehicles, and the shape of global cities / Keller Easterling -- Perspectives on the escalator in photography and art / Julie Wosk -- Elevator stories: vertical imagination and the spaces of possibility / Susan Garfinkel
Alternate Author Goetz, Alisa
National Building Museum (U.S.)

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