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Big buildings of the modern world

Author: Dan Scott
Publisher: Brighton : Book House, [2014] ©2014
Series: Inside eye.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Carve a slice from the Empire State Building. Look through the Statue of Liberty. See the dreams of architects and engineers take shape as the biggest, boldest, and most bizarre buildings in the world become a reality. Discover the construction techniques, the architects and craftsmen, the building materials, and stroeies behind these miracles of iron, steel and glass."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Scott
ISBN: 9781909645745 1909645745
OCLC Number: 884858228
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Super structures --
Royal Pavilion --
Statue of Liberty --
Eiffel Tower --
Empire State Building --
Sagrada Familia --
Pompidou Centre --
Sydney Opera House --
Kansai Airport --
The tallest buildings --
Incredible building facts --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Inside eye.
Responsibility: written by Dan Scott.

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With its striking illustrations, innovative cross-section pages and mind-boggling facts, this title in the brand new Inside Eye series lets you see the modern world's most extraordinary buildings -  Read more...

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