Why Buildings Stand Up: Strength of Architecture from the Pyramids to the Skyscraper (Paperback)
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Short Description for Why Buildings Stand Up 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.
- Published: 17 February 2002
- Format: Paperback 332 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393306767 ISBN 10: 0393306763
- Sales rank: 42,623
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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.