Kate Ascher appears in the following:
Friday, October 26, 2012
Kate Ascher, author of The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper, and Carol Willis, founder, director, and curator of the Skyscraper Museum, discuss the history and future of tall buildings—from Chicago’s 17-story Auditorium Building to Dubai’s 160-story Burj Khalifa. They’ll explain how they’re built, how they work, and how they’ve changed cities.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Professor of Urban Development at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), a principal with Happold Consulting, and author of The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper, Kate Ascher discusses her new book about tall buildings and density.
Monday, March 24, 2008
How do traffic lights work? Where does our water come from? What keeps the subway system going 24 hours a day? Kate Ascher
explains how the infrastructure of New York City keeps everything running smoothly…most of the time, anyway. She’s author of The Works: Anatomy of a City
Thursday, July 19, 2007
What caused the steam pipe near Grand Central to blow, and do we need to worry that it will happen again? Kate Ascher
, executive vice president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation and author of The Works: Anatomy of a City
gives her diagnosis.