ISBN: 9781780970011
Внешнее покрытие издания: в пер.
Тираж издания: 5000
Язык текста: eng
Язык оригинала: eng
Основное заглавие: Great Modern Structures
Место издания: Великобритания
Издатель: Carlton
Дата издания: 2012
Объем издания (количество страниц): 288
Высота, см.: 29,2
Сопроводительный материал: в пер.
Индекс УДК: 72
Статус записи (Тип информации): В наличии
Ширина, см: 23,5
Толщина, см: 3,2
Вес в граммах: 1 700
Артикул: 2763277

This new edition profiles over sixty of the world`s most incredible engineered structures, built in the last 100 years. Great Modern Structures is an awe-inspiring selection of man-made wonders of the modern age. Many of those featured are record breakers within the respective categories - Height, Span, Volume, Surface and Power. Alongside the architectural magnificence of towers, such as the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or river crossings such as Millau Viaduct Bridge, France, David Littlefield and Will Jones also discuss less obvious, non-architectural structures that have tested the stamina and resourcefulness of designers and builders, such as the Troll A Gas Platform in the North sea. Each of the entries explores the strengths and qualities of the featured structure, along with the individual challenges faced in its construction shedding light on the skill of the architects and builders involved. Featuring the work of many architects and engineers Great Modern Structures is an authoritative but accessible guide to the feats of engineering that have come to represent the modern world.

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