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Building Big

Building Big


192 pp.

Hard Cover - In Stock
$30.00 List / $22.50ASCE Member
Stock No. HM311 / ISBN: 9780395963319

Author-illustrator David Macaulay takes his readers through the processes of design and construction introducing young readers to the acheivements of the civil engineering profession. Beginning with the concept of a structure he focuses on the connections between planning and design problems, struggles of engineers and designers, how solutions are reached, and lastly the final structure. Building Big engages readers" imaginations and gets them thinking about the structures they see and use everyday - bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams. This Companion volume to the PBS Series is an excellent resource on structures and historical facts for both young and old readers!