Nov 26, 2006 — For the past 15 years, writer Brian Hayes has made a hobby out of studying — and photographing — the manmade. He is the author of Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape. His subject on a recent trip to Washington? Traffic lights.
Nov 21, 2005 — New York has long been one of the most fully wrought of America's cities. A new book sheds light on how the Big Apple supports millions of people. From the number of the city's pay phones to how many buildings have their own zip code, The Works: Anatomy of a City has the answers.