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Beijing National Stadium

Author: Sheelagh Matthews
Publisher: New York : Weigl Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Structural wonders.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents information about the Beijing National stadium, nicknamed "the bird's nest" for its exterior steel girders, including information about the history of its design and construction, the science behind the building, and its environmental impact.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheelagh Matthews
ISBN: 9781605961408 160596140X 9781605961415 1605961418
OCLC Number: 311753130
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is the National Stadium? --
Building history --
Big ideas --
Profile --
The science behind the building --
Science and technology --
Computer-aided design --
Measuring the National Stadium --
Environmental viewpoint --
Construction careers --
Notable structures --
Structural icons around the world --
Quiz --
Nest test --
Further research --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Structural wonders.
Responsibility: Sheelagh Matthews.

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Presents information about the Beijing National stadium, nicknamed "the bird's nest" for its exterior steel girders, including information about the history of its design and construction, the science behind the building, and its environmental impact.

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