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Infrastructure

A Guide to the Industrial Landscape

Revised and Updated

Paperback

Brian Hayes (Author)

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Description

With a chapter reflecting on recent disasters, Infrastructure is a compelling explorer's guide to the world we've made for ourselves.

The objects that fill our everyday environment such as streetlights and railway tracks are so familiar we hardly notice them. Larger, more exotic facilities like nuclear power plants have transformed vast tracts of the landscape. With a new chapter reflecting on recent disasters, Infrastructure is a compelling explorer’s guide to the world we’ve made for ourselves.

Reviews

“Beautifully illustrated, continually informative, it richly deserves to become this season's unlikely bestseller.” — Alain de Botton, The Independent

“Why do you want to know about standpipes and manholes? Take a look, and you will.” — Erica Wagner, The Times

“One of the most magical books I’ve chanced upon…” — Alain de Botton, The Observer

“When seen through the discriminating lens of author and photographer Brian Hayes, man-made objects appear as exquisite and natural as organic ones.” — Wired

Awards

Winner — Sally Hacker Prize, 2006