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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
An updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old
building construction. A comprehensive guide to the physical construction of
buildings from the 1840s to the present, this study covers the history of
concrete- , steel- , and skeleton-frame buildings, provides case histories that
apply the information to a wide range of actual projects, and supplies
technical data essential to professionals who work with historic structures.
157 photos and drawings