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Megastructures

author: Jefferis, David
Provides descriptions and illustrations of some of the largest structures in the world and discusses how they came to be built, including the Great Pyramid, the Gateway Arch in St.
720
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges [X], tunnels

Megastructures

author: Graham, Ian
An illustrated overview of some of the world's biggest, tallest, longest, and deepest structures, explaining the physics behind the designs, and describing how and why they were built.
720.4
year: 2012
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.4
lexile:
subjects: skyscrapers [X], megastructures, bridges [X], tunnels

High-risk Construction Work

author: Wolny, Philip
Provides a look at construction as a career, examines the advantages and dangers of the work, discusses how to prepare for a construction job, and includes safety advice.
624.1
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: 624.1
lexile:
subjects: structural engineering, skyscrapers [X], bridges [X], tunnels, building

Build It Bigger

author: Wheat, Jon
Find out how the world's largest construction projects are designed and built.
624
year: 2008
copies: 3
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: tunnels, shipbuilding, bridges [X], skyscrapers [X], building

Record-breaking Building Feats

author: Richards, Jon
What is the oldest building in the world? How big is the largest space station? How tall are the biggest skyscrapers? Find out all about the brilliant buildings that set world records—from the tallest and longest to the busiest and the most expensive—all in stunningly designed infographics.
720.2
year: 2015
copies: 2
call number/section: 720.2
lexile: 1140

Building Bridges And Roads

author: Hayes, Amy
Text and illustartions explore the role civil engineers play in roads, buildings, and foundations, and includes vocational guidance for working in the field.
624
year: 2016
copies: 2
call number/section: 624
lexile:
subjects: civil engineering, bridges [X], skyscrapers [X]

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