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The Resource Structures : the way things are built, Nigel Hawkes

Structures : the way things are built, Nigel Hawkes

Label
Structures : the way things are built
Title
Structures
Title remainder
the way things are built
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Hawkes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The stories behind more than 80 of the world's most extraordinary feats of building
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawkes, Nigel
Dewey number
624/.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA19
LC item number
.H28 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil engineering
  • Buildings
  • Underground construction
  • Génie civil
  • Constructions
  • Constructions souterraines
  • Buildings
  • Civil engineering
  • Underground construction
  • Civil engineering -- History
  • Buildings -- History
  • Underground construction -- History
Label
Structures : the way things are built, Nigel Hawkes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Builders of a Nation
  • Monument to Victory
  • [pt. 2].
  • Architectural achievements
  • Shrine to the God of the Wind
  • Legendary Mexican Tomb
  • Pyramids : shrines of the ancients
  • Stronghold of the Crusaders
  • The Sacred City
  • The Imperial Labyrinth
  • Introduction
  • Paxton's inspiration from nature
  • Paxton's influence
  • Gaudi's Gothic masterpiece
  • Gaudi's creative genius
  • Stairway to the sky
  • Eiffel's other works
  • The steel and concrete forest
  • The geodesic golfball
  • The glass tent
  • Australia's architectural symbol
  • Location map
  • The ultimate stadium
  • Symbol of a city
  • The tallest towers
  • A private Xanadu
  • The biggest church in the world
  • World within a world
  • [pt. 1].
  • Monolithic memorials
  • London's Egyptian Obelisk
  • The Terracotta Army
  • The Granite Icon
  • Monument to Freedom
  • Harnessing the power of water
  • Taming the seas
  • Conquest of the Alps
  • The world's greatest highways
  • Darby's metal masterpiece
  • The longest span
  • Bridges of distinction
  • Massive seabed structure
  • Generators of the future
  • Nuclear Goliath
  • [pt. 3].
  • Harness of the sun
  • [pt. 4].
  • Underground engineering achievements
  • Subterranean mausoleum
  • Factory beneath a mountain
  • Giant collision tunnel
  • Railroad under the sea
  • Great tunnels
  • [pt. 5].
  • Astronomical constructions
  • Feats of civil engineering
  • Cosmic time machine
  • The ultimate radio telescope
  • Recorder of the heavens
  • Gazetteer
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • The longest bastion
  • Joining the oceans
  • Canals across the world
  • LInes across a nation
  • Tracks through the Taiga
  • A concrete triumph
Control code
ocm21440960
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
Marshall ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780025491052
Lccn
90035928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o21440960
  • (OCoLC)21440960
Label
Structures : the way things are built, Nigel Hawkes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Builders of a Nation
  • Monument to Victory
  • [pt. 2].
  • Architectural achievements
  • Shrine to the God of the Wind
  • Legendary Mexican Tomb
  • Pyramids : shrines of the ancients
  • Stronghold of the Crusaders
  • The Sacred City
  • The Imperial Labyrinth
  • Introduction
  • Paxton's inspiration from nature
  • Paxton's influence
  • Gaudi's Gothic masterpiece
  • Gaudi's creative genius
  • Stairway to the sky
  • Eiffel's other works
  • The steel and concrete forest
  • The geodesic golfball
  • The glass tent
  • Australia's architectural symbol
  • Location map
  • The ultimate stadium
  • Symbol of a city
  • The tallest towers
  • A private Xanadu
  • The biggest church in the world
  • World within a world
  • [pt. 1].
  • Monolithic memorials
  • London's Egyptian Obelisk
  • The Terracotta Army
  • The Granite Icon
  • Monument to Freedom
  • Harnessing the power of water
  • Taming the seas
  • Conquest of the Alps
  • The world's greatest highways
  • Darby's metal masterpiece
  • The longest span
  • Bridges of distinction
  • Massive seabed structure
  • Generators of the future
  • Nuclear Goliath
  • [pt. 3].
  • Harness of the sun
  • [pt. 4].
  • Underground engineering achievements
  • Subterranean mausoleum
  • Factory beneath a mountain
  • Giant collision tunnel
  • Railroad under the sea
  • Great tunnels
  • [pt. 5].
  • Astronomical constructions
  • Feats of civil engineering
  • Cosmic time machine
  • The ultimate radio telescope
  • Recorder of the heavens
  • Gazetteer
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • The longest bastion
  • Joining the oceans
  • Canals across the world
  • LInes across a nation
  • Tracks through the Taiga
  • A concrete triumph
Control code
ocm21440960
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
Marshall ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780025491052
Lccn
90035928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o21440960
  • (OCoLC)21440960

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