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Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

Mario Salvadori

ISBN: 978-0-393-30676-7

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192 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient time to the present day, illustrated throughout with line drawings. In addition, Mr. Salvadori discusses recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.