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Skyscrapers Uncovering Technology

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ISBN-10: 1554071364

ISBN-13: 9781554071364

Edition: 2006

Authors: Chris Oxlade, Martha Thorne

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 5/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 52
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.

Martha Thorne is Associate Curator, Department of Architecture, at The Art Institute of Chicago.

Introduction
Through Antiquity
The First Skyscrapers
The Eclectic Period
The Art Deco Period
The Chrysler Building
Unusual Shapes
Everyday Life of Skyscraper
The International Style
The New York Skyline
The Supertall Period
Skyscrapers of the East
Recent Styles
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank
Coping with the Natural World
The World Trade Center
Into the Millennium
The Petronas Towers
The World's Tallest
Future Plans
Index