The Leporello Book: Skyscrapers – a whole Town inside a House

The five-foot wide poster accompanying the book shows an eighty-storey skyscraper. From its base to its slender tip, it rises to a height of almost 1200 foot. The book explains how a high-rise building is erected, and how such a skyscraper functions in everyday life.

This skyscraper is by no means the world’s highest building, far from it, but it’s still a classic skyscraper of the 20th century. Enlarged details show its interior – the offices, the lift, and the countless pipes and cables running through the walls. And we can see ths steel skeleton supporting the whole structure. Men built towers even in the distant past. Skyscrapers just try to exploit the horrendously expensive real estate in modern city centres to maximum capacity. Still they are not monuments to thrift, but demonstrations of wealth, power and architectural know-how.

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Das Leporello-Riesenposter: Wolkenkratzer

The Giant Leporello Posterbook Skyscrapers

Folded between two stable covers is a five feet concertina type poster. It can be hung on the wall, be fixed to a bookshelf or just spread out onto the ...

Das Leporello-Buch: Wolkenkratzer

Further information

  • Comes with a detachable, concertina-type colour poster, 11.4 x 59 ins. / 29 x 150 cm
  • Sold to Mainland China (Simplified characters), all other rights available.

Johanna Limberger

Johanna Limberger, born in 1976, designed her first book about outer space when only seven years old – it boasted true-to-life depictions of the Milky Way, the Hot Chocolate Way and the Peppermint Tea Way. She did Jewish Studies and is currently studying communication design in Potsdam. She lives in Berlin-Wannsee where she is working on various book projects of her own.

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