Why Buildings Fall Down (BOK)

Matthys Levy

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"Whatever goes up must come down" does not, fortunately, apply to most of the structures in today's world. In fact, whenever a building, a bridge, a tunnel, or a dam collapses nowadays, it is front page news and often the beginning of a hunt for clues and culprits as fascinating as any detective story. In this book, two of the world's premier structural engineers take us on a journey through the history of architectural and structural catastrophes, from the Parthenon and Rome's Coliseum to more recent disasters such as the Ronan Point Tower in London, the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City and the Malpasset Dam in France. This is a book that delights as it instructs, an easily digested feast of architectural flops and flummoxes, whether caused by natural disaster or human error, or both.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1994 Forfatter Matthys Levy
Forlag
W W NORTON & CO
ISBN 9780393311525
Antall sider 334 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,5cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 512 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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