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The Resource Curious constructions : a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Matt Johnstone

Curious constructions : a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Matt Johnstone

Label
Curious constructions : a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures
Title
Curious constructions
Title remainder
a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures
Statement of responsibility
written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Matt Johnstone
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles fifty unusual structures, include a fire-breathing octopus sculpture, a giant skateboard ramp, a Costa Rican treehouse community, and a life-sized X-Wing Starfighter built of LEGO bricks
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hearst, Michael
Dewey number
624
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 008-012
  • 4 to 6
LC call number
TH149
LC item number
.H43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Johnstone, Matt
Series statement
Uncommon compendiums
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buildings
  • Structural engineering
  • Buildings
  • Structural engineering
  • Buildings
  • Structural engineering
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Curious constructions : a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Matt Johnstone
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arecibo Observatory -- Berkut oil rig -- Biosphere 2 -- Bob Burnquist's mega ramp -- Cathedral termite mounds -- Coney Island parachute jump -- Desert breath -- Dyar tunnels -- Eiffel Tower -- El Polio mecanico -- Fina Bellavist -- Gateway Arch -- Grand Canyon skywalk -- Grand Central Terminal -- Great Barrier Reef -- Great Pyramid of Khufu -- Great Wall of China -- Harbin ice and snow sculptures -- Hudson-Athens LIghthouse -- International Space Station -- Ithaa undersea restaurant -- Jantar Mantar -- Kingda Ka -- Krzywy Domek -- Large hadron collider -- Lego X-Wing -- Longaberger Building -- Marsh Arab Reed Houses -- Maunsell Forts -- Millau Viaduct -- Moai -- Nautilus House -- North Yungas Road -- Palm Jumeirah -- Paul Bunyan Statues -- Petra -- Ryugyong Hotel -- Sagrada Família -- Seven churches of antarctica -- Slauerhoffbrug -- Social Pool -- Stonehenge - Stratosphere Las Vegas -- Svalbard Global Seed Vault -- Taipei 101 -- Terracotta Warriors -- Three Gorges Dam -- Tower of David -- Transcontinental Airway System -- Watts Towers
Control code
ocn948805179
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
102 pages
Isbn
9781452144849
Lccn
2016010978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1735114
  • (OCoLC)948805179
Label
Curious constructions : a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures, written by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Matt Johnstone
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arecibo Observatory -- Berkut oil rig -- Biosphere 2 -- Bob Burnquist's mega ramp -- Cathedral termite mounds -- Coney Island parachute jump -- Desert breath -- Dyar tunnels -- Eiffel Tower -- El Polio mecanico -- Fina Bellavist -- Gateway Arch -- Grand Canyon skywalk -- Grand Central Terminal -- Great Barrier Reef -- Great Pyramid of Khufu -- Great Wall of China -- Harbin ice and snow sculptures -- Hudson-Athens LIghthouse -- International Space Station -- Ithaa undersea restaurant -- Jantar Mantar -- Kingda Ka -- Krzywy Domek -- Large hadron collider -- Lego X-Wing -- Longaberger Building -- Marsh Arab Reed Houses -- Maunsell Forts -- Millau Viaduct -- Moai -- Nautilus House -- North Yungas Road -- Palm Jumeirah -- Paul Bunyan Statues -- Petra -- Ryugyong Hotel -- Sagrada Família -- Seven churches of antarctica -- Slauerhoffbrug -- Social Pool -- Stonehenge - Stratosphere Las Vegas -- Svalbard Global Seed Vault -- Taipei 101 -- Terracotta Warriors -- Three Gorges Dam -- Tower of David -- Transcontinental Airway System -- Watts Towers
Control code
ocn948805179
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
102 pages
Isbn
9781452144849
Lccn
2016010978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1735114
  • (OCoLC)948805179

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