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Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

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Publisher Comments:

Between a nomad's tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in technology, materials, and structures. Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to buildings methods from ancient times to the present day, including recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings: improved materials (steel, concrete, plastics), progress in antiseismic designs, and the revolutionary changes in both architectural and structural design made possible by the computer.

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The alliance between architecture and structure and the people who forged it is the topic of this book. The author provides an introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day.

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Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient time to the present day, illustrated throughout with line drawings. In addition, Mr. Salvadori discusses recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.

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"Readers will rejoice... in the physical discoveries, ancient and modern, that create and govern the artifacts inside of which readers spend most of their natural lives."--

Synopsis:

Between a Nomad's Tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in technology, materials, and structures. Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393306767
Other:
Hooker, Saralinda
Other:
Ragus, Christopher
Illustrator:
Ragus, Christopher
Author:
Salvadori, Mario G.
Author:
Salvadori, Mario
Author:
Hooker, Saralinda
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Structural engineering
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
316
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B/W line drawings
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.20x6.14x.81 in. 1.00 lbs.

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Product details 320 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393306767 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The alliance between architecture and structure and the people who forged it is the topic of this book. The author provides an introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day.
"Synopsis" by , Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient time to the present day, illustrated throughout with line drawings. In addition, Mr. Salvadori discusses recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.
"Synopsis" by , "Readers will rejoice... in the physical discoveries, ancient and modern, that create and govern the artifacts inside of which readers spend most of their natural lives."--
"Synopsis" by , Between a Nomad's Tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in technology, materials, and structures. Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day.
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