Building Big

ISBN-10: 0618465278
ISBN-13: 9780618465279
Edition: 2000 (Reprint)
Authors: David Macaulay
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694

David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England, but moved to Bloomfield, New Jersey when he was 11. He received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Before becoming an author and illustrator, he worked as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and instructor of interior design at RISD from 1969 to 1973. His first book, Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, was published in 1973. His other books include City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Mosque, The Way Things Work, Rome Antics, and Shortcut. He has received numerous awards including a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1991 for Black and White and the Washington Children's Book Guild Award for a Body of Non-Fiction Work in 1977.

Preface
Bridges
Ponte Fabricio
Iron Bridge
Britannia Bridge
Garabit Viaduct
Firth of Forth
Golden Gate Bridge
Ponte de Normandie
Tunnels
Two Ancient Tunnels
Hoosac Tunnel
Thames Tunnel
Holland Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel
The Big Dig
Dams
Ita Dam
Hoover Dam
Aswan High Dam
Itaipu Dam
Domes
Pantheon
Hagia Sophia
Sehzade Mosque
St. Peter's Basilica
Les Invalides
St. Paul's Cathedral
United States Capitol
Astrodome
Skyscrapers
Reliance Building
Woolworth Building
Chrysler Building
Empire State Building
John Hancock Center
World Trade Center
Sears Tower
Citigroup Center
Petronas Towers
Commerzbank Frankfurt
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