Publisher description for The art of construction : projects and principles for beginning engineers and architects / Mario Salvadori ; drawings by Saralinda Hooker and Christopher Ragus.

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Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles keep structures solid. Perfect for kids who wonder why, and love to figure things out! All projects are easily done with materials found around-the-house.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Structural analysis (Engineering) -- Juvenile literature.
Building materials -- Juvenile literature.
Building materials.
Models and modelmaking.