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David Macaulay

David Macaulay

·4.1·23,596 Ratings
“ The only limits you see are the ones you impose on yourself. ” ― Dr. Wayne Dyer
Authors' Books
  • City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

    ·4.22·1,000 Ratings
    Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.
  • Motel of the Mysteries

    ·4.14·1,316 Ratings
    It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossi
  • The New Way Things Work

    ·4.24·1,763 Ratings
    The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. This completely updated and expanded edition describes twelv
  • Unbuilding

    ·4.07·184 Ratings
    This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
  • Mosque

    ·4.06·286 Ratings
    An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth- century
  • Black and White

    ·3.76·3,847 Ratings
    Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?
  • Underground

    ·4.19·342 Ratings
    David Macaulay takes us on a visual journey through a city's various support systems by exposing a typical section of the underground network and explaining how it works. We see a network of walls, columns, cables, pipes and tunnels required to satisfy th
  • The Way Things Work

    ·4.33·2,032 Ratings
  • Pyramid

    ·4.14·1,004 Ratings
    Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt.
  • Mill

    ·4.22·196 Ratings
    The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.
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