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Buildings and structures

Author: Nicola Barber
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, ©2011.
Series: From fail to win; Raintree freestyle.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book counts down the world's greatest building and structure failures. Students will also learn about what was gained from each failure.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Barber
ISBN: 9781410939074 1410939073
OCLC Number: 503073558
Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Lessons learned --
The Leaning Tower of Pisa --
The Ryugyong Hotel --
Beauvais Cathedral --
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge --
Ronan Point Tower block collapse --
The Larsen-Nielsen system --
The MGM Grand Hotel fire --
Too much snow --
The Hyatt Regency Hotel --
"Galloping Gertie," the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Series Title: From fail to win; Raintree freestyle.
Other Titles: From fail to win! Learning from bad ideas
Responsibility: Nicola Barber.
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This book counts down the world's greatest building and structure failures. Students will also learn about what was gained from each failure.

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