Why Buildings Stand up

Why Buildings Stand up

The Strength of Architecture

Book - 1990
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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.
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1990, c1980
ISBN: 9780393306767
0393306763
Branch Call Number: 624.17 Sal 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 323 p. :,ill., maps ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hooker, Saralinda
Ragus, Christopher

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alitecky
Apr 22, 2016

Thorough explanations using the mathematics and physics behind structural design makes for challenging reading if you are not already an engineer.

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