Golden Gate Bridge: History And Design Of An Icon by Donald MacDonaldGolden Gate Bridge: History And Design Of An Icon by Donald MacDonald

Golden Gate Bridge: History And Design Of An Icon

byDonald MacDonald, Ira Nadel

Hardcover | April 15, 2008

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Nine million people visit the Golden Gate Bridge each year, yet how many know why it's painted that stunning shade ofinternational orange"? Or that ancient Mayan and Art Deco buildings influenced the design? Current bridge architectDonald MacDonald answers these questions and others in a friendly, informative look at the bridge's engineering and 70-year history. This accessible account is accompanied by 70 of MacDonald's own charming color illustrations, making it easy to understand how the bridge was designed and constructed. A fascinating study for those interested in architecture, design, or anyone with a soft spot for San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge is a fitting tribute to this timeless icon."
Donald MacDonald is the first architect to work on the Golden Gate Bridge since its completion. He lives in San Francisco. Ira Nadel has written numerous books, including biographies of Leonard Cohen and Ezra Pound. He lives in Vancouver, B.C.
Title:Golden Gate Bridge: History And Design Of An IconFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 6.25 × 8.25 × 0.68 inPublished:April 15, 2008Publisher:CHRONICLE BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811863379

ISBN - 13:9780811863377

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