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The Resource Skyscrapers : who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects, Didier Cornille

Skyscrapers : who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects, Didier Cornille

Label
Skyscrapers : who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects
Title
Skyscrapers
Title remainder
who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects
Statement of responsibility
Didier Cornille
Title variation
Who built that?
Title variation remainder
Skyscrapers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Nothing in the built world captures the imagination like the skyscraper. Behind every soaring tower stands a designer with courageous vision and enough engineering know-how to pull off incredible feats of architectural derring-do. Who Built That? Skyscrapers is a colorful tour of the world's tallest buildings and the larger-than-life personalities who built them. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille imaginatively depicts the construction of eight of the world's most impressive skyscrapers. From Gustave Eiffel's Eiffel Tower (1889) in Paris and Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building (1958) in New York City to the tallest man-made structure in the world, Adrian Smith's Burj Khalifa (2010) in Dubai, this primer will introduce readers of all ages to new heights of architectural wonder
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Skyscrapers : who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects, Didier Cornille
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in France under the title Toutes les gratte-ciel sont dans la nature (c) 2012, Hélium, Paris, France."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky2ocm58846633
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
English edition.
Extent
83 pages
Isbn
9781616892708
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2014004388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Skyscrapers : who built that? : an introduction to skyscrapers and their architects, Didier Cornille
Publication
Note
"First published in France under the title Toutes les gratte-ciel sont dans la nature (c) 2012, Hélium, Paris, France."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky2ocm58846633
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
English edition.
Extent
83 pages
Isbn
9781616892708
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2014004388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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