New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle

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New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle
New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle
$40.00
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Description

- A beautifully presented narrative detailing the enthralling process of renovation the Space Needle, the first tower in the world to boast a revolving restaurant, and a structure that changed notions of engineering and construction

- The process of renovation from planning, construction to the final result are richly photographed in full color throughout, with numerous captions

- Incisive commentary from the many stakeholders involved with the Space Needle provides intriguing insight into the process of renovating such a beloved symbol

Originally built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle quickly became an international icon of the Pacific Northwest and a symbol of Seattle. At the time of its construction, the tower pointed the way toward the future with a sense of optimism, possibility, and invention. In its fifty-fifth year, the Space Needle is again representing an enhanced future with the Century Project, a holistic renovation of the upper levels led by Olson Kundig that repositions the iconic tower for its next fifty years. New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle documents this latest chapter of the Space Needle's story with an in-depth look at the innovations, challenges, and triumphs realized by the client and project team, as seen through the eyes of the architects.

Description

- A beautifully presented narrative detailing the enthralling process of renovation the Space Needle, the first tower in the world to boast a revolving restaurant, and a structure that changed notions of engineering and construction

 

- The process of renovation from planning, construction to the final result are richly photographed in full color throughout, with numerous captions

 

- Incisive commentary from the many stakeholders involved with the Space Needle provides intriguing insight into the process of renovating such a beloved symbol

 

Originally built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle quickly became an international icon of the Pacific Northwest and a symbol of Seattle. At the time of its construction, the tower pointed the way toward the future with a sense of optimism, possibility, and invention. In its fifty-fifth year, the Space Needle is again representing an enhanced future with the Century Project, a holistic renovation of the upper levels led by Olson Kundig that repositions the iconic tower for its next fifty years. New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle documents this latest chapter of the Space Needle's story with an in-depth look at the innovations, challenges, and triumphs realized by the client and project team, as seen through the eyes of the architects.

ISBN
9781864709704
Publication Date
September 26, 2023
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New