"Vertical housing has transmuted in a generation into a movement of the elites into super-expensive condo towers."
Cities around the world are now segregated by height, with the world's wealthiest living at the highest points. It's a new form of class war from above, the politics around which are under-explored.
In this edited extract from Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers, Steve Graham looks at how the geography of inequality, politics, and identity is playing out in our increasingly vertical and unequal cities.
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By Stephen Graham / 07 December 2016 / comments