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Structures

author: Wolk-stanley, Jessica
An overview of how challenges to design and construction have been overcome throughout history to make it possible to build structures that can stand up to natural forces.
624.1
year: 2003
copies: 5
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], buildings [X]

Remarkable Structures

author: Lyall, Sutherland
690
year: 2002
copies: 1
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: building, structural engineering [X], architectural firms, buildings [X]

Graphing Buildings And Structures

author: Thorpe, Yvonne
Explains how buildings and structures can be measured using graphs and charts, and answers questions about a beam bridge, the Channel Tunnel, and the world's tallest building.
001.4
year: 2009
copies: 2
call number/section: 001.4
lexile: 960
subjects: graphic methods, buildings [X], structural engineering [X]

Super Structures

author: Malam, John
Illustrations and text describe how some of the world's largest structures were built.
624
year: 2000
copies: 4
call number/section: 624
lexile: 1000
subjects: buildings [X], monuments, structural engineering [X]

Structures And Buildings

author: Hawkes, Nigel
Looks at the leading edge of new technology in architecture and civil engineering, and illustrates through colorful photographs and illustrations the structures that will make up the world in the 21st century.
624.1
year: 1994
copies: 3
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], buildings [X]

Amazing Creations

author: Kenah, Katharine
Introduces readers to some of the most awe-inspiring, man-made creations in the world including the Great Wall of China, Stonehenge, the pyramids and Great Sphinx of Egypt, and Mount Rushmore.
624.1
year: 2007
copies: 1
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], seven wonders of the world, buildings [X]

Record-breaking Buildings

author: Gilpin, Daniel
Young explorers get to take a peek at some of the worlds tallest, smallest, busiest, and most magnificent buildings.
720
year: 2012
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: buildings [X], design, structural engineering [X], world records, architecture

Buildings And Structures

author: Solway, Andrew
Explains how science and technology influence the designs of buildings and structures, describing the forces that act upon bridges, dams, towers, and more, and discussing the energy-efficient aspects of building designs.
690
year: 2012
copies: 4
call number/section: 690
lexile: 890
subjects: structural engineering [X], building, buildings [X]

Extreme Structures

author: Jefferis, David
Examines the ways people's ideas about architecture and engineering are changing, discussing such topics as "eco" structures, luxury and leisure structures, skyscrapers, high-tech domes, the world's biggest and longest bridges, tunnels, and air-, sea-, and spaceports.
624.1
year: 2006
copies: 2
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], buildings [X]

Superstructures

author: Brooks, Philip
Text and detailed illustrations explore and explain the architectural styles, building methods, materials, and technologies used throughout history to build structures such as the pyramids of Egypt, the Roman baths, the Statue of Liberty, and modern skyscrapers.
624.1
year: 2002
copies: 1
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], buildings [X], architecture

Buildings, Bridges, And Tunnels

author: Royston, Angela
Uses question and answer format with pictures to explain elements and principles of structural engineering, the field that includes the design and construction of bridges, tunnels, and buildings.
624
year: 1991
copies: 1
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], bridges, tunnels, buildings [X]

Buildings, Bridges & Tunnels

author: Gaff, Jackie
624
year: 1991
copies: 1
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], bridges, tunnels, buildings [X], building

Buildings And Structures

author: Jackson, Tom
"Describes building technology, from ancient methods and materials to modern techniques and plans.
690
year: 2012
copies: 1
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering [X], building, buildings [X]

Buildings And Structures

author: Law, Felicia
"Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about buildings and structures by applying his knowledge of science to their stone age world.
624.1
year: 2015
copies: 2
call number/section: 624.1
lexile: 870
subjects: structural engineering [X], buildings [X]

Curious Constructions

author: Hearst, Michael
Looks at 50 unique structures, including Biosphere 2, Paul Bunyan Statues, and the Great Wall of China.
624.1
year: 2017
copies: 5
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: buildings [X], structural engineering [X]

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