Wild buildings and bridges

architecture inspired by nature
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Kids Can Press , Toronto, ON
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About the Edition

From cactuses to birds" wings, termite towers to honeycombs, this book celebrates more than thirty examples of nature"s influence on building and bridge designs all over the world.

StatementEtta Kaner, Carl Wiens
ContributionsWiens, Carl, ill
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26968332M
ISBN 101771387815
ISBN 139781771387811

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From cactuses to birds' wings, termite towers to honeycombs, this book celebrates more than thirty examples of nature's influence on building and bridge designs all over the world.

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Mind House (Barcelona, Spain) 2. The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland) 3. Stone House (Guimares, Portugal) 4. Lotus Temple (Delhi, India) 5. Cathedral of Brasilia (Brazil) 6. La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain). And Qingdao, China's Jiaozhou Bay Bridge is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's longest bridge over water, coming in at kilometers, or around 46 miles long.

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