Steven Caney's Ultimate Building Book by Steven Caney
  

Synopsis

Steven Caney's Ultimate Building Book by Steven Caney

This definitive volume details the ins and outs of construction in all its fascinating forms. Ever wondered how a suspension bridge can cross a gap thousands of feet wide? Or what keeps a massive cathedral dome from collapsing? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in Steven Caney's Ultimate Building Book - a wonderfully comprehensive exploration of design, construction and invention that will stimulate the curiosity of children and adults alike. Packed with exciting building projects guaranteed to engage anyone from 4 to 104, the Ultimate Building Book gives easy-to-follow instructions for creating amazing models and toys that are almost as much fun to make as they are to play with. Readers are also introduced to a wide variety of household materials and tools that can be used for building, along with fascinating insights into the architectural and design properties of everything from drinking straws to yurts. A mammoth project in its own right, this book has been under construction for more than a decade. The result is hundreds of superbly illustrated page that will enlighten and fascinate armchair architects of all ages for years to come.

About the Author

Steven Caney is an inventor and designer who consults with major corporations and is renowned as a creative problem-solver. He has written many best-selling and award-winning children's books including Steven Caney's Invention Book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
608 pages

Author

Steven Caney
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Publisher

Running Press,U.S. an imprint of Running Press

Publication date

19th September 2006

ISBN

9780762404094


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