Building Construction Before Mechanization

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Discusses building stresses, falsework, lifting devices, ropes, ladders, wood construction, masonry, native homes, the pyramids, safety, and the cultural and physical aspects of architecture

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Building Construction Before Mechanization is a mine of information...There are many insights and a jargon-free use of language which will make the book accessible--and thought provoking--to a wide readership.

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John Fitchen, a registered architect, is Professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus, at Colgate University and the author of The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals and The New World Dutch Barn.

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