Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture


"Readers will rejoice... within the actual discoveries, old and glossy, that create and govern the artifacts inside which readers spend so much in their typical lives."―New York Times

among a nomad's tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in expertise, fabrics, and buildings. here's a transparent and enthusiastic advent to constructions tools from precedent days to the current day, together with fresh advances in technological know-how and expertise that experience had very important results at the making plans and building of structures: superior fabrics (steel, concrete, plastics), growth in antiseismic designs, and the innovative adjustments in either architectural and structural layout made attainable by way of the pc. B/W line drawings

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