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The Resource Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland

Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland

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Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material
Title
Concrete planet
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the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material
Statement of responsibility
Robert Courland
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Concrete planet
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the strange and fascinating story of the worlds most common man-made material
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the building material, from its creation and development to famous personalities involved with the business and key architectural feats
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10074780
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Courland, Robert
Dewey number
620.1/36
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA439
LC item number
.C588 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Concrete
Target audience
adult
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the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material
Label
Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Origins -- Towering ziggurats, concrete pyramids, and Minoan mazes -- The gold standard -- Concrete in Mezoamerica and Renaissance Europe -- The development of modern concrete -- Refinements, reinforcement, and proliferation -- The wizard and the architect -- The concretization of the world -- The bad news -- The good news
Control code
2011028696
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Isbn
9781616144814
Lccn
2011028696
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ill.
Label
Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Origins -- Towering ziggurats, concrete pyramids, and Minoan mazes -- The gold standard -- Concrete in Mezoamerica and Renaissance Europe -- The development of modern concrete -- Refinements, reinforcement, and proliferation -- The wizard and the architect -- The concretization of the world -- The bad news -- The good news
Control code
2011028696
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Isbn
9781616144814
Lccn
2011028696
Other physical details
ill.

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