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Very easy to understand

User Review  - VincentFromParis - Borders

I saw this book when I was in the book shop of De Young Museum in SF during my visit to the USA. It intrigued me so I bought it later at Borders store near Union Square. Although English is not my ... 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  - 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

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Jeffrey - Goodreads

A short, fun layman's level description of why building fall written by experts in the field. I spent most of the time wishing the book was longer. Famous collapses like Galloping Gerdie fills only ... Read full review

Review: Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

User Review  - Allen Garvin - Goodreads

A fabulously interesting book I've been reading on and off for months, frequently referring back to previous chapters to reread sections. The physics and engineering of fault tolerance, and how small ... Read full review


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