Why buildings fall down: how structures fail

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W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
1992.
Language:
English
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The stories that make up Why Buildings Fall Down are in the end very human ones, tales of the interaction of people and nature, of architects, engineers, builders, materials, and natural forces all coming together in sometimes dramatic (and always instructive) ways.
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9780393033564
039331152
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