"Golden Gate Bridge: History and Design of an Icon" - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 48.792 W 122° 28.659
10S E 545977 N 4185217
Quick Description: San Francisco's most famous landmark has many books about it. This book by Donald MacDonald is one of the most recent.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2009 11:40:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM5HM6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member OpinioNate
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Long Description:
The discription from Amazon.com: "Nine million people visit the Golden Gate Bridge each year, yet how many know why it's painted that stunning shade of "international orange"? Or that ancient Mayan and Art Deco buildings influenced the design? Current bridge architect Donald 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." (visit link)
ISBN Number: 0811863379

Author(s): Donald MacDonald

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