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Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

 
 
 
 
Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture
Author: Mario Salvadori
ISBN 13: 9780393306767
ISBN 10: 393306763
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2002-02-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $17.95
 
 

Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to building methods from ancient time to the present day, illustrated throughout with line drawings. In addition, Mr. Salvadori discusses recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.