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Skyscrapers: Uncovering Technology

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3.8 out of 5
Based on 9 Ratings and 2 Reviews

Book Description


Who designs skyscrapers? How are they built? Why don't they fall down?

From the Tower of Babel to the Great Pyramids to New York's Freedom Tower (to be completed in 2010), skyscrapers in one form or another have captured humankind's imagination. This book covers the world's most important skyscrapers, beginning with the earliest attempts to build to the sky, through the ma... More
Book Information
PublisherFirefly Books Ltd.
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages52
ISBN-101554071364
ISBN-13978-1554071364
Publication Date05/01/2006
The Creators
About Chris Oxlade (Author) : Chris Oxlade is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Chris Oxlade include Hands-on Science Projects: Transport (Hands-on), Floods in Act... more
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About Martha Thorne (Contributor) : Martha Thorne is credited in young adult books. A published credit of Martha Thorne is Skyscrapers: Uncovering Technology (Uncovering series).
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About Martha Thorne Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago (Contributor) : Martha Thorne Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago is credited in young adult books. A published credit of Martha Thorne Associate Curator in the Departm... more
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