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Description - London Rising by Bradley L. Garrett

In this book, an intrepid crew of city explorers share dizzying photos and stories collected while journeying up, over and into the London skyline. Over the course of seven years, a well-respected team of adventurers has embarked on scores of not-quite-legal investigations inside, below, and above the city's hidden infrastructures. Their first book published by Prestel, Subterranean London: Cracking the Capital, took readers under the city. Now, they reveal the results of their expeditions scaling the city's heights. Jaw-dropping photographs offer extraordinary views from vantage points that most of us will never reach. Divided into thematic chapters, the book offers personal accounts of various excursions, including travels up freestanding masts, pylons and chimneys; the tops of public spaces such as council blocks, the Barbican Centre and the British Museum; voyeuristic glimpses over the rooftop gardens of the rich and famous; and the heights of London "starchitecture": the Gherkin, the Shard and the Walkie-Talkie. Readers will enjoy these indefatigable explorers' quest to make their native city both known and accessible to anyone who shares their curiosity. AUTHOR: Bradley L. Garrett is a social geographer at the University of Southampton. Alexander Moss is a photographer and writer based in London. Scott Cadman is a photographer, bike courier and celebrated London explorer. Lizzie Mary Cullen is an award-winning illustrator and visual artist. Mckenzie Wark is a writer and scholar. He teaches at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College in New York City. 120 colour

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791381947
ISBN-10: 3791381946
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 193mm x 0mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Bradley L. Garrett

Bradley L. Garrett is a social geographer at the University of Southampton. Alexander Moss is a photographer, writer, curator and editor based in Northeast London. Scott Cadman is a photographer, bike courier and celebrated London explorer. Lizzie Mary Cullen is an award-winning illustrator and visual artist.

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