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New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle

New Heights: Transforming Seattle's Iconic Space Needle

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• 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.

DETAILS:
By Olson Kundig
Images Publishing, 2024
Hardcover, 192 pages
10.3 x 0.95 x 10.3 inches


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