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First Impressions: Frank Lloyd Wright (First Impressions Series)
First Impressions: Frank Lloyd Wright (First Impressions Series)
by Susan Goldman Rubin
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Developed especially for older middle-grade and young teen readers, these exciting biographies bring to life the world's great artists.... (read more)

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Building with Dad
Building with Dad
by Carol Nevius and Bill Thomson
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Dad's helping to build a new school, and he takes his son to watch its progress. They see lots of machines at work: a dump truck, a backhoe, an earthmover, a giant grader, a steamroller, a cement mixer, a crane, and more. Finally, the school is finished &... (read more)

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Rome Antics
Rome Antics
by David Macaulay
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A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour through Rome. As we follow the path of this somewhat wayward bird, we discover that Rome is a place where past and present live side by side. Every time a corner is turned... (read more)

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The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
by Mario Salvadori
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Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles... (read more)

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I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose
I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose
by Jill Rubalcaba
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Jill Rubalcaba tells the conflict-ridden stories behind six of Pei's most celebrated buildings, all turning points in Pei's distinguished career: National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, CO), John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (Boston, MA... (read more)

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Mill
Mill
by David Macaulay
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Well researched, ambitious, and absorbing, this first-rate history lesson details the construction of a spinning mill with a good deal of social history interwoven.... (read more)

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, Revised and in Full Color
by David Macaulay
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Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding... (read more)

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Let's Build a Clubhouse
Let's Build a Clubhouse
by Marilyn Singer
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Singer's short, snappy verses invite young readers to participate in the building of a clubhouse, from drawing a plan to brushing paint on the walls. In addition to the poem, there are facts on each spread about each tool and how to use it. Full color.... (read more)

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H.O.U.S.E.: Homes That Are Outrageous, Unbelievable, Spectacular and Extraordinary
H.O.U.S.E.: Homes That Are Outrageous, Unbelievable, Spectacular and Extraordinary
by Aleksandra Mizielinska
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Recipe for a house Ingredients One or more famous architectsOne empty plot of landA handful of fresh ideasThree to four piles of money Mix all the ingredients thoroughly, Shake well and set aside for approximately five months. Serve with residents. H.O.U.... (read more)

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Empire State Building (Wonders of the World)
Empire State Building (Wonders of the World)
by Elizabeth Mann
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [48]) and index.... (read more)

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Building
Building
by Elisha Cooper
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It begins with an empty city lot and ends with a gleaming new building. But what happens in between? With his trademark sketch pad, watercolors, and sharp eye for atmosphere and detail, Elisha Cooper takes note of what goes on at a construction site... (read more)

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
by Caroline Arnold
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Recounts the love story behind the building of the Taj Mahal in India, discussing how it was constructed and providing information on Indian culture.... (read more)

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Taj Mahal: A Story of Love and Empire (Wonders of the World)
Taj Mahal: A Story of Love and Empire (Wonders of the World)
by Elizabeth Mann
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The Magnificent Mughals of India. Shah Jahan, ruler of India, murdered three of his brothers in his bloody rise to power. Yet when his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, suddenly died, the grief-stricken emperor built the world's most beautiful tomb as a... (read more)

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Pyramid
Pyramid
by David Macaulay
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Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt.... (read more)

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There Goes the Neighborhood: 10 Buildings People Loved to Hate
There Goes the Neighborhood: 10 Buildings People Loved to Hate
by Susan G Rubin
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Here are the stories behind ten now-famous buildings that originally met with disapproval. Includes biographical notes on the architects, glossary, index.... (read more)

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How Castles Were Built
How Castles Were Built
by Peter Hicks
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Treat young readers to in-depth description of life the structures that stir the imagination. Two or three projects in each book reinforce learning with hands-on experiences. Acual quotes from individuals living in medieval times enhance the encounter... (read more)

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Gargoyles, Girders, and Glass Houses
Gargoyles, Girders, and Glass Houses
by Bo Zaunders
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This superb picture book tribute to seven of history's most celebrated architectural wonder-workers takes readers from the domes of Florence to the mosques of Turkey, from the Eiffel Tower to the Chrysler Building. Stunning illustrations and lively text... (read more)

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The Longest Tunnels (Megastructures)
The Longest Tunnels (Megastructures)
by Susan K. Mitchell
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Key features: - Text written at a level accessible to struggling readers - Diagrams that illustrate the construction methods discussed - Photographs that highlight key features of each structure - Fascinating size comparisons and other fun facts... (read more)

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Built to Last
Built to Last
by David Macaulay
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     A nomad fashion's a home thats meant to be built and rebuilt. A family tears down an old house and erects a new one in its place. Even the Eiffel Tower wasnt meant to be anything more than temporary. As humans, we dont always... (read more)

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The Stones of the Parthenon
The Stones of the Parthenon
by Manolis Korres
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Most visitors to the Acropolis in Athens pause to wonder how the large marble pieces were hauled up the sacred mount. In fact, even with today's far more advanced construction equipment, it would be impossible to match the precision with which the... (read more)

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