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

Item #: IPG-0808
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Based on Why Buildings Stand Up, this book was written to introduce youngsters (from 8 to 80) to the laws governing the construction of structures. In an informative and delightful manner, it explains how buildings and bridges withstand the forces of gravity, wind and earthquakes. The text draws on examples from every period in history. Hands-on projects, utilizing everyday materials and objects, show how basic principals and human ingenuity combine to create durable and engaging architecture. Illustrated throughout with line drawings.
ISBN UPC: 9781556520808
Format: Book
Cover: Softcover
Author: Mario Salvadori
Copyright: 1990
Length: 144 pages


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