Survival City

Survival City

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Part travel book, part excavation of paranoia, Vanderbilt looks at how architecture tried to adapt to the Cold War threat of mass destruction. From the bunkers of Greenbrier, West Virginia, to the deserts of Nevada where whole cities were built only to be vapourised, this is a history of 'the war that never happened'.
ISBN 9781568983059. Princeton Architectural Press.
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Part travel book, part excavation of paranoia, Vanderbilt looks at how architecture tried to adapt to the Cold War threat of mass destruction. From the bunkers of Greenbrier, West Virginia, to the deserts of Nevada where whole cities were built only to be vapourised, this is a history of 'the war that never happened'.
  • Subtitle
    Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America
  • Author
    Tom Vanderbilt
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    November 2002
  • Binding
    hb
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    out of stock
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  • Date added
    November 2002