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

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The Art of Construction outlines the basic principles necessary to build bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural structures. Projects that demonstrate how these principles keep the deigns from falling are given.
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers & 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 around-the-house.
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.
"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
Author
Mario G. Salvadori, Saralinda Hooker
Pages
160
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Language
English
ISBN-10
1556520808
ISBN-13
9781556520808
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
624.177
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2000
Publication Date
2000-03-31
Audience Age
10-12
Edition
3rd
Illustrator
Christopher Ragus, Saralinda Hooker
Imprint
Chicago Review Press
Subtitle
Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects
Country of Publication
United States
Series
Ziggurat Book
Residence
New York City, NY, US
Birth
1907
Death
1997
Place of Publication
Chicago
Short Title
ART OF CONSTRUCTION REV/E 3/E
Edition Description
Revised
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