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Why buildings stand up : the strength of architecture / Mario Salvadori ; illustrations by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2002Description: 323 s. ill. 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0393306763
  • 9780393306767
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 690.21 21
LOC classification:
  • TH845
Other classification:
  • Ppa
Contents:
Structures -- The pyramids -- Loads -- Materials -- Beams and columns -- Houses -- Skyscrapers -- The Eiffel Tower -- Bridges -- The Brooklyn Bridge -- Form-resistant structures -- The unfinished cathedral -- Domes -- Hagia Sophia -- Tents and balloons -- The hanging sky -- The message of structure.
Summary: A clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day, including recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Biblioteket Brinellvägen Iköe.p Salvadori Available 43731008557
Total holds: 0

Includes index.

Cop 1980, first published as Norton paperback 1990, reissued 2002

Structures -- The pyramids -- Loads -- Materials -- Beams and columns -- Houses -- Skyscrapers -- The Eiffel Tower -- Bridges -- The Brooklyn Bridge -- Form-resistant structures -- The unfinished cathedral -- Domes -- Hagia Sophia -- Tents and balloons -- The hanging sky -- The message of structure.

A clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient times to the present day, including recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.

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