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The Resource Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad

Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad

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Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects
Title
Bridges
Title remainder
an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects
Statement of responsibility
Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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"In Who Built That? Bridges, illustrator Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the world's first cast-iron bridge (The Iron Bridge) to the longest pre-stressed concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere (The Rio-Niteroi Bridge) to the tallest bridge in the world (the Millau Viduct). Introducing each engineer or architect, the main concepts of their work, as well as some of their most important projects in charming drawings and accessible text, Bridges is a fun primer for anyone interested in learning more about these incredible structures. Didier's step-by-step drawings of bridges ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge (1883) and the Sydney Harbour Bridge (1932) to Santiago Calatrava's Peace Bridge (2012) and Rudy Ricciotti's MUCEM Footbridge (2013), provide original insight into the development of the engineering and architectural concepts behind each bridge"--
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non fiction
Series statement
Who built that?
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
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First published in France under title: Tous les ponts sont dans la nature, c. 2014
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm79742676
Dimensions
15 x 31 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781616895167
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016001407
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their architects, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
Publication
Note
First published in France under title: Tous les ponts sont dans la nature, c. 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm79742676
Dimensions
15 x 31 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781616895167
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016001407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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