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Skyscrapers: Uncovering Technology - Oxlade, Chris, and Thorne, Martha (Contributions by)
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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 major design periods, and right up to post-September 11. The acetate overlays feature: The Chrysler Building cutaway view of the crown The ...

Skyscrapers: Uncovering Technology 2006, Firefly Books

ISBN-13: 9781554071364