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Title:
Built : the hidden stories behind our structures
Author:
Agrawal, Roma, 1983- author.
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Looks at the history of structural engineering, discusses the science behind the field, describes how engineers keep modern buildings from falling down and how a bridge can span distances, and compares modern solutions with those from ancient cultures. --Publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Storey -- Force -- Fire -- Clay -- Metal -- Rock -- Sky -- Earth -- Hollow -- Pure -- Clean -- Idol -- Bridge -- Dream.
ISBN:
9781635570229
Format :
Book