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Vid Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder These uestions take him back to the basic process of design from which all structures begin from the realization of a need for the structure to the struggles of the engineers and designers to map out and create the final constructionAs only he can David Macaulay engages readers’ imaginations and gets them thinking about structures they see and use every d.

building mobile Building Big PDFEPUBVid Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder These uestions take him back to the basic process of design from which all structures begin from the realization of a need for the structure to the struggles of the engineers and designers to map out and create the final constructionAs only he can David Macaulay engages readers’ imaginations and gets them thinking about structures they see and use every d.

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Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø David Macaulay born in was eleven when his parents moved from England to Bloomfield New Jersey He found himself having to adjust from an idyllic English childhood to life in a fast paced American city During this time he began to draw seriously and after graduating from high school he enrolled in the Rhode Island School of Design RISD After spending his fifth year at RISD in Rome on.

10 thoughts on “Building Big

  1. Krista Krista says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBThis is a great and informative book of structures like bridges and buildings I do think this book is a little old for my 9 year old so I won't be using it in our homeschool


  2. Orion Orion says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBDavid Macaulay takes the reader on a tour of some of the really big civil engineering structures of our time Building Big has sections on Bridges Tunnels Dams Domes and Skyscrapers Each part of the book describes the design and construction of from four to ten outstanding examples of the structure highlighted The examples in each category are described in chronological order with some going back to the time of ancient Rome The drawings that accompany the text are excellent at focusing on the


  3. booklady booklady says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBCompanion book to the PBS series of the same name Teaches the basic concepts of building five big structures bridges tunnels dams domes and skyscrapers Gives a minimum of four specific examples of each with numerous drawings to illustrate architectural concepts and principles It's a great book to read browse dip into or use for uick reference especially for a non tect like me


  4. Lynn Davidson Lynn Davidson says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBThis is an amazing and very interesting book for mg readers and older There was obviously a great deal of research necessary to complete this book and the illustrations are great The reader gets to learn about the brilliant construction and features of bridges tunnels dams domes skyscrapers A glossary of a list of words is included in the back Bridges Ponte Fabricio; Iron Bridge; Britannia Bridge Garabit Viaduct; Firth of Forth; Golden Gate Bridge; Ponte de NormandieTunnelsTwo Ancient Tunnels; Hoosac Tunnel; Thames Tunnel; Holland Tunnel; The Channel Tunnel; The Big DigDamsIta' Dam; Hoover Dam; Aswan High Dam; Itaipu DamDomesPantheon; Hagia Sophia; Sehzade Mosue; St


  5. Debra Debra says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBA very involved book that I loved but it left me in the dust at points It is a companion book to a film series that I will look into I was thinking that my how does it work grandson might be intrigued by this but this book is beyond him at this time For now I will stick to the Make it Work book that is hands on and age appropriate


  6. Kristen Scelonge Kristen Scelonge says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBGradeInterest Level Middle School Grades 6 8Reading Level Lexile 1260LGenreInformation BookMain CharactersNONESettingall over the worldPOVNONE or author informational text I originally became interested in this book because of the PBS series “Building Big” I had only seen a few episodes of the show at the time I heard of the book but found the show engaging and interesting and thought the book would be the same It was The book is considered to be juvenile or y


  7. Michael Smith Michael Smith says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBThere’s not really much I can say about Macaulay’s latest book except that it’s just like all his previous books and just as interesting and entertaining His first book was Cathedral a mix of how to and the author’s precise and extraordinarily detailed artwork all in pencil which became a hit television special on I think PBS but he’s done similar slender architectural history volumes on Roman city planning a medieval castle New England water powered mills what’s under the streets of New York City and many others Kids probably know him better as the author of the How Does It Work books And there’s also the slyly hilarious Motel of the Mysteries which reuires a bit of background in the history of archaeology to truly appreciate This volume is also meant to accompany a television series and is divided into sections on bridges tunnels dams skyscrapers and other “big” architectural themes


  8. Jared Jared says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBDavid Macaulay put together a fascinating look at the design considerations and build process for some of mankind's largest structures bridges tunnels domes and skyscrapers His illustrations add just enough detail to make the text comprehensible with just enough humor to make the read interesting


  9. Converse Converse says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBFoolishly considered juvenile literature this book explains how bridges tunnels dams domes and skyscrapers are built with an explanation of the mechanical principles involved Great illustrations


  10. Frederick Bingham Frederick Bingham says:

    Hardcover ✓ Building Big eBook Ø building mobile, Building Big PDFEPUBA book about large buildings and structures The author describes such things as the Empire State Building Hoover Dam The Golden Gate Bridge It talks about how they were built and what the principles are that hold it up The discussions are accompanied by drawings and diagrams


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