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Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Laura Woodyard - Goodreads

The technical discussion on architectural development are implicit throughout this thoroughly researched read. The expert opinion, the analytical skills, the discussion of mechanical stress, and the ... Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Ari - Goodreads

The topic is lovely: the details of structural failures. The author is an expert, able to draw on his rich career experiences and with amusing anecdotes, like when the opposing-party attorney asked ... Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Andrew Rodda - Goodreads

Hard to design buildings that stand up, if you don't know why they fall down. Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Shantalai - Goodreads

Awesome book! It is technical and scientific but in very entertaining way! Sometimes I felt like I am reading a detective or a horror book, and at other times it was fun and informative, educative. Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Felicia Middleton - Goodreads

Great book! Explained structure in an entertaining manner. I never had this type of sustained interest in the classroom. Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Jessie Moberg - Goodreads

One of my favorites. This is a great work by two very intelligent structural engineers. They explain the processes and nuances in an informal way and break everything down in a non-technical way. I ... Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Jason Mccool - Goodreads

Very good. Although it starts out a bit slow, Mr. Levy and Mr Salvadori really showcase a wide variety of structural failures from around the world and across a broad timeframe. It's a good read for ... Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

While the book contained a lot of interesting situations of building failure, and was fairly comprehensive, the point of each chapter is not often entirely clear. Additionally, the book seemed a bit too technical for the lay person audience that it claimed to be written for. Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - James Brogan - Goodreads

It appears some buildings were built badly. Boom. Canada is not blamed. Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

It makes you realize how important structure is and gives one an appreciation of collaborating and working together Read full review


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