The illustrations are very well done and it is written very nicely as well.
If you find tall buildings to be inherently interesting but do not have a background in architecture, engineering or any of the trade crafts, this is the book for you.
I glanced through this book in a bookstore and almost bought it for myself - I may do so in the future.
This book is great. The illustrations are very well done and it is written very nicely as well. It is one of the best books on skyscrapers that I have seen.Published 1 month ago by Stephanie
I love it ....if you love buildings and architecture you must have it.Published 1 month ago by Amazon lover
This is a terrific book -- so good that it deserves a better cover. As one who enjoys learning how things work, this is best in class covering skyscrapers from concept through... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jerry Borrowman
This presents a great overview of the construction process that includes information about real estate, development, and design. Nicely donePublished 6 months ago by akea
I loved the book! It has great descriptions and illustrations of how buildings are built, operated and designed. Read morePublished 9 months ago by bbl
I teach construction management at Pratt institute and find that this book is great at providing easy to understand information about how skyscrapers are designed and built. Read morePublished 10 months ago by KENNETH P.
A wonderful book full of very interesting facts. Anyone interested in engineering should read this book. Also a great gift.Published 17 months ago by Jake Trowbridge
I bought this as gift for one of my kids who has an architectural degree and she liked it. Based on that I recommend it.Published 20 months ago by Sherlock Holmes
Fascinating architectural book on pressures, stress, water head pressures and tricks of the trade that amazes both mom and dad.Published 21 months ago by Gregory Wichmann