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The Resource Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad

Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad

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Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers
Title
Bridges
Title remainder
an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers
Statement of responsibility
Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
Title variation
Who built that? Bridges
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"In Who Built That? Bridges, Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the first in cast iron to the longest in pre-stressed concrete in the southern hemisphere, to the tallest in the world. Introducing each engineer or architect, the main concepts of their work, and some of their most important projects in charming drawings and accessible text, Bridges is a fun primer for readers of all ages interested in learning more about these magnificent structures. His detailed drawings of bridges and their construction provide original insight into the development of the engineering and architectural concepts behind each span."--Back cover
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Summary
"In Who Built That? Bridges, illustrator Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the world's first cast-iron bridge (The Iron Bridge) to the longest pre-stressed concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere (The Rio-Niteroi Bridge) to the tallest bridge in the world (the Millau Viduct)."--
Illustration
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2017.
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Provided by publisher
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10532932
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cornille, Didier
Dewey number
624.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TG148
LC item number
.C6713 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
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1942-
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Broad, Yolanda Stern
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True
Series statement
Who built that?
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  • Bridges
  • Bridges
  • Bridges
  • Civil engineers
  • Architecture
  • Bridges
Target audience
juvenile
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an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers
Label
Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in France under title: Tous les ponts sont dans la nature, Ã2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1779, Iron bridge: the first cast-iron bridge (Thomas Farnolls Pritchard) -- 1883, Brooklyn Bridge: a New York adventure (John Roebling, Washington Roebling & Emily Warren) -- 1890, Forth Bridge: a steel dinosaur (Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baker) -- 1930, Plougastel Bridge: an all-concrete bridge (Eugáene Freyssinet) -- 1932, Sydney Harbour Bridge: the coathanger (John Jacob "Job" Crew Bradfield) -- 1937, Golden Gate Bridge: the golden span (Joseph Baermann Strauss) -- 1974, Rio-Niterâoi Bridge: crossing the Guanabara Bay (Jean Muller) -- 2004, Millau Viaduct: a journey across the sky (Norman Foster & Michael Virlogeux) -- 2012, Peace Bridge: a futuristic walkway spanning the Bow River (Santiago Calatrava) -- 2013, MuCEM Footbridge: a gentle stroll down to the sea (Rudy Ricciotti)
Dimensions
33 cm.
Edition
First edition, English edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781616895167
Lccn
2016001407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Powell copy donated in memory of Katherine Elizabeth Perkerson 2016.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)935196260
Label
Bridges : an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers, Didier Cornille ; translated by Yolanda Stern Broad
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in France under title: Tous les ponts sont dans la nature, Ã2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1779, Iron bridge: the first cast-iron bridge (Thomas Farnolls Pritchard) -- 1883, Brooklyn Bridge: a New York adventure (John Roebling, Washington Roebling & Emily Warren) -- 1890, Forth Bridge: a steel dinosaur (Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baker) -- 1930, Plougastel Bridge: an all-concrete bridge (Eugáene Freyssinet) -- 1932, Sydney Harbour Bridge: the coathanger (John Jacob "Job" Crew Bradfield) -- 1937, Golden Gate Bridge: the golden span (Joseph Baermann Strauss) -- 1974, Rio-Niterâoi Bridge: crossing the Guanabara Bay (Jean Muller) -- 2004, Millau Viaduct: a journey across the sky (Norman Foster & Michael Virlogeux) -- 2012, Peace Bridge: a futuristic walkway spanning the Bow River (Santiago Calatrava) -- 2013, MuCEM Footbridge: a gentle stroll down to the sea (Rudy Ricciotti)
Dimensions
33 cm.
Edition
First edition, English edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781616895167
Lccn
2016001407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Powell copy donated in memory of Katherine Elizabeth Perkerson 2016.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)935196260

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