Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

By: SALVADORI, Mario

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In this most interesting work, the author seeks to describe basic principles of architecture, showing the forces of physics and the harnessing of gravity which allow complex buildings to remain standing. Some of the world's more notable homes, skyscrapers, bridges, statues and other structures are used as examples. With black & white drawings throughout by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus. --- Prior owner's mark inside front cover, and with a little soiling and chafing to cover and textblock edges, else a firm, clean, intact copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 323 pages

Title: Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

Author Name: SALVADORI, Mario

Categories: >>Art & Architecture,

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1990

ISBN Number: 0393306763

ISBN Number 13: 9780393306767

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Stock No.: 81456