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    DescriptionStudents 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 keep structures solid. Perfect for kids who wonder why, and love to figure things out! All projects are easily done with materials found around-the-house.


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    Title
    The Art of Construction
    Subtitle
    Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mario Salvadori, Illustrated by Saralinda Hooker, Illustrated by Christopher Ragus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781556520808
    ISBN 10: 1556520808
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AL
    BIC E4L: NF9+
    BIC subject category V2: YNT
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    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T General Subject: 216
    Libri: I-C9
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    B&T Book Type: JN
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26830
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    BISAC V2.8: TEC009020
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    DC21: 624.1771
    DC22: 624.1771, 624.1/771
    B&T Approval Code: X01600000
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    BISAC V2.8: JNF005000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 5AL
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TA634 .S23 1990
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TA634.S23
    Thema V1.0: YNT
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations; plans
    Publisher
    Chicago Review Press
    Imprint name
    Chicago Review Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago
    Author Information
    Mario Salvadori, author of "Why Buildings Stand Up" and many other books, was an internationally known architect, mathematician, and teacher whose career spanned more than 60 years. A longtime resident of New York City, Dr. Salvadori died in June, 1997.
    Review quote
    "A top choice for serious architecture students." -- School Library Journal "An extraordinary book." -- Chicago Tribune "Loaded with projects, this book introduces maturing minds to the principles that guide architects and engineers as they design and construct buildings and bridges." -- School Shop