Super Structures, 1st Edition

  • Samone Bos
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  • ISBN-10: 0756654882
  • ISBN-13: 9780756654887
  • DDC: 720
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Go on an incredible journey into the most amazing super structures in the world! Famous fortresses, sensational skyscrapers, awesome bridges and incredible temples: this is an access-all-areas pass to explore the most mind-boggling man-made super structures. Go on an incredible journey into the most amazing super structures in the world. From the lost city of Machu Picchu to the soaring Burj Dubai tower, take your child on a close-up look at structures old and new. They’ll get a brick-by-brick, rivet-by-rivet insight into palaces and castles, skyscrapers and bizarre buildings, and many other types of fascinating construction. Go on an incredible journey into the most amazing super structures in the world. Eye-popping photographs, huge fold-out pages, blueprints, facts, figures and information reveal the intricate secrets behind each of these incredible super structures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Ancient Wonders.
2: Modern Wonders.
3: Castles.
4: Neuschwanstein.
5: Building Blocks.
6: Palaces.
7: Diocletian’s Palace.
8: Building Blocks.
9: Skyscrapers.
10: Empire State.
11: Building Blocks.
12: Bridges.
13: Millau Viaduct.
14: Building Blocks.
15: The Arts.
16: Guggenheim.
17: Building Blocks.
18: Towers.
19: Petronas Towers.
20: Building Blocks.
21: Pyramids and Tombs.
22: Terra-Cotta Army.
23: Building Blocks.
24: Places of Worship.
25: Hagia Sophia.
26: Building Blocks.
27: Transportation Hubs.
28: Moscow Underground.
29: Building Blocks.
30: Bizarre Buildings.
31: Leaning Tower.
32: Building Blocks.
33: Future Buildings.
34: Spaceport.
35: Building Blocks.
Glossary.
Index.
Credits.