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Survival City : adventures among the ruins of atomic America

Vanderbilt, Tom

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Tom Vanderbilt
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. New York, N.Y. : Princeton Architectural Press, [2002] ©2002
  • Physical Details
    • 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781568983059, 1568983050
  • OCLC ocm48620465

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Looking for Dr. Strangelove : the Cold War as archaeology -- Dead city : the metropolis targeted -- Survival City : this is only a test -- The domestication of doomsday : new buildings for the perilous atomic age -- The underground city: the architecture of disappearance -- Twentieth-century castles : missile silos in the heartland -- The secret landscape : some Cold War traces -- Postscript: September 11, 2001
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