Ultimate Building Book

Ultimate Building Book

from the MetKids site: Packed inside this wonderfully comprehensive exploration of design, construction, and invention is everything kids ever wanted to know about different types of structures and how they are built. Thousands of photographs, illustrations, and diagrams help builders of all ages understand how these structures work. This book provides a multitude of projects both simple and complex to satisfy even the most enthusiastic builders. Constructing models of pyramids from cotton swabs, making roller coaster trestles from straws, and inventing original structures using everything from pasta to plastic pipe pieces—this book provides endless ideas for constructing toys and projects that are as much fun to make as they are to use. 608 pages, black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout, 9 in. x 11 in. Hardcover; clothbound, with jacket. Ages 8 and older.

  • Pat Blankenship wrote: As a very vocal proponet of green or living roofs I love this book. I believe that Mr Collum, previous reviewer must have just looked at the pictures. Pages 9 through 23 tell very well why we should have... Pat Blankenship wrote: As a very vocal proponet of green or living roofs I love this book. I believe that Mr Collum, previous reviewer must have just looked at the pictures. Pages 9 through 23 tell very well why we should have green roofs. If you are already an advocate or a newbe to green roofs, this book is for you. There is not a lot of technical information here but it gives the bare bones. If everything you needed to know about green roofs was here you couldn't lift the book. This book is ment to inspire you to get behind green roofs and advocate them in your neighborhood. the book shows terrific examples of green roofs! love it!

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