A Short History of the Highrise, Part One: Mud

In the first installment, "Mud" traces the historical roots of the residential highrise, from the biblical Tower of Babel to the tenement buildings of New York. The film is narrated by singer-songwriter Feist, and is directed by Katerina Cizek in collaboration with the New York Times.

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Film Credits

narrator
Feist
director
Katerina Cizek
writer
Katerina Cizek
editor
Katerina Cizek
producer
Gerry Flahive
series researcher
Lindsay Crouse
animation
Matt Brushett
illustrations
Felix Wittholz
sound editor
Janine White
visual researcher
Elizabeth Klinck
Jivan Nagra
voice recording engineer
Steve Blair
sound mixing
Ian Rodness
advisor
Deborah Cowen
Miles Glendinning
Robin LeBaron
Graeme Stewart

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