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.
year: 2006
call number/section: 720
subjects: skyscrapers, juvenile literature, design and construction
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