Great building stories of the past
Oxford University Press,
Great Building Stories of the Past recounts the fascinating histories of nine of the world's greatest architectural achievements, from the 2.3 million blocks of white limestone used in Egypt's Great Pyramid to Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok Airport, so vast it can be seen from space. Captivatingfull-color drawings detailing the idea, construction, and final outcome illustrate the incredible stories of how and why the Great Wall of China was built, the revolutionary building techniques of the Woolworth Building and the Brooklyn Bridge, and how a continent was actually split in two to buildthe Panama Canal. In Great Building Stories of the Past, these amazing structures and more stand as glorious testaments to humankind's incredible possibilities.
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|Grouping Title||great building stories of the past|
|Grouping Author||kent peter|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-11 23:28:57PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-11 03:49:30AM|
|author||Kent, Peter, 1949-|
|available_at_wilkinson||Telluride Wilkinson Library|
|detailed_location_wilkinson||TELL WPL Juvenile Non Fic|
|display_description||Explains the stories and principles behind some the world's greatest structures, including the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Great Wall of China, the Eiffel Tower, and the Brooklyn Bridge.|
|local_callnumber_wilkinson||J SCIENCE ENGINEERING KEN|
|owning_location_wilkinson||Telluride Wilkinson Library|
|subject_facet||Architecture -- Juvenile literature|
|title_display||Great building stories of the past|
|title_full||Great building stories of the past / Peter Kent|
|title_short||Great building stories of the past|