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Building big

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This edition published in by Houghton Mifflin in Boston.

Written in English

192 pages

This book accompanies the PBS series "Building Big" ("Bridges", "Domes", "Skyscrapers", "Dams", and "Tunnels"). Using some but not all of the examples chosen for the films, this book focuses entirely on the connections between the main planning and design problems that had to be solved and the solutions that were eventually built.

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Building Big
May 10, 2004, Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books
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Building big
2000, Houghton Mifflin
in English

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Building Big

First published in 2000



Work Description

This book accompanies the PBS series "Building Big" ("Bridges", "Domes", "Skyscrapers", "Dams", and "Tunnels"). Using some but not all of the examples chosen for the films, this book focuses entirely on the connections between the main planning and design problems that had to be solved and the solutions that were eventually built.

Building big

This edition published in by Houghton Mifflin in Boston.


Table of Contents

Bridges. Ponte Fabricio
Iron Bridge
Britannia Bridge
Garabit Viaduct
Firth of Forth
Golden Gate Bridge
Ponte de Normandie
Tunnels. Two ancient tunnels
Hoosac Tunnel
Thames Tunnel
Holland Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel
The Big Dig
Dams. Ita Dam
Hoover Dam
Aswan High Dam
Itaipu Dam
Domes. Pantheon
Hagia Sophia
Sehzade Mosque
St. Peter's Basilica
Les Invalides
St. Paul's Cathedral
United States Capitol
Astrodome
Skyscrapers. Reliance Building
Woolworth Building
Chrysler Building
Empire State Building
John Hancock Building
World Trade Center
Sears Tower
Citigroup Center
Petronas Towers
Commerzbank Frankfurt.

Edition Notes

"Walter Lorraine books"

Genre
Juvenile literature.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
720
Library of Congress
NA2555 .M24 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination
192 p. :
Number of pages
192

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL14437555M
Internet Archive
buildingbig00maca
ISBN 10
0395963311
LC Control Number
00028116
OCLC/WorldCat
43993464
Library Thing
32993
Goodreads
1077593

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