Parallel Cities: The Multilevel Metropolis

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Author Andrew Blauvelt, Jennifer Yoos, Vincent James
Publisher Walker Art Center
Date 2016
Country United States
Cover Paperback
Dimensions 7 x 9.7 in., 208 pages
Parallel Cities   examines the history of the multilevel city with a focus on elevated pedestrian systems as a recurrent concept in urban planning and design. The first and only comprehensive book on the subject, Parallel Cities   represents important new scholarly research on a topic that remains a persistent theme in architecture and urban planning.

Accompanying the extensively illustrated text is a lexicon of related terms and an appendix of specific systems drawn from key cities.