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The Fascinating Stories Behind the World's Most Extraordinary Feats of Building "Informative, enlightening, [with] brisk prose and striking color photos and diagrams." —Parade Magazine From the ancient to the modern, from the bizarre to the noble, the world's man-made structures stand as unsurpassed examples of the ingenuity and muscle required to transform a vision into miraculous reality. Structures pays tribute to these awe-inspiring feats of human creation. Here from every continent are the superlative achievements of architecture and engineering: the largest, longest, highest, most massive, and most ambitious structures ever made by human hands. Their origins, design, and construction are recounted in entertaining and informative text and illuminated with a wealth of photographs, working diagrams, cutaway drawings, and etchings that bring the work to life. Structures is both an anatomy and a celebration of the triumphant alliance of human technology and human spirit.
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Book Description John Wiley & Sons, 1993. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0020005105
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Book Description Macmillan, New York, NY, 1993. Paperback. Condition: New. First Edition in Paperback. New York, NY, Macmillan, 1993. First edition in paperback. 9x11.5" paperback with pictorial cover, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, 240 pp. From the ancient to the modern, from bizarre to the noble, the world's man- made structures stand as unsurpassed examples of the ingenuity and muscle required to transform a vision into miraculous reality. This book pays tribute to these awesome, inspiring feats of human creation. A beautiful book to browse, full of information for those who are fans of spectacular architecture. New. Seller Inventory # EM-B0-42-05
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