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Skyscrapers

author: Oxlade, Chris
An illustrated history of skyscrapers, discussing the invention of the metal frame in the 1880s which allowed for the construction of tall buildings, looking at the styles of different eras, and including detailed examinations of the New York skyline, the Chrysler building, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, and the Petronas Towers.
720
year: 2006
copies: 4
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X]

Skyscrapers

author: Oxlade, Chris
Examines different types of skyscrapers around the world, providing information on materials and construction technologies, and discussing the purpose and location of important skyscrapers.
720
year: 2014
copies: 6
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], buildings

Skyscrapers And Towers

author: Oxlade, Chris
Describes how skyscrapers are different from towers and how both are constructed.
690
year: 1997
copies: 6
call number/section: 690
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], towers

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