The Art of Construction

The Art of Construction : Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects

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

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Chicago Review Press
  • Chicago, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • illustrations; plans
  • 1556520808
  • 9781556520808
  • 120,539

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"An extraordinary book." --"Chicago Tribune"show more

About Mario Salvadori

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, more

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