Table of contents for Extreme structures : mega-construction of century 21 / David Jefferis.

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4 BIGGER AND BIGGER Looking at extreme structures since the dawn of civilization
6 HIGH-TECH DOMES Elegant structures designed to cover and protect 
8 SKYSCRAPERS Reaching for the skies with the world's tallest buildings
10 COMPUTER CURVES Using computer-aided design to create buildings of beauty
12 ECO STRUCTURES Buildings that use less energy and let the light in 
14 LUXURY LIVING The most comfortable structures in the world
16 LEISURE ZONES From thrill rides to a tropical paradise
18 SUPERSPANS The biggest and longest bridges in the world
20 DEEP DIGGERS Tunneling far below land and sea
22 MEGAPORTS Air, sea, and spaceports built for travel and exploration
24 SCIENCE HORIZONS Structures built for exploring the world of science
26COMING SOON? New structure possibilities, from bionic tower to a Moon city
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28 EXTREME TIMELINE Progress of architecture, from ancient times to skyscrapers
30 GLOSSARY Terms and concepts explained
32 INDEX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Structural engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Buildings -- Juvenile literature.