3 edition of Architecture of dams found in the catalog.
Architecture of dams
Anthony G. White
|Statement||Anthony G. White|
|Series||Architecture series. Bibliography / Vance Bibliographies -- A-555|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 p. ;|
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Andrew Zega and Bernd H. Dams are well-known architectural historians and watercolorists specializing in architecture and garden history. They have coauthored and co-illustrated seven prior books.5/5(5). "Dams (Library of Congress Visual Architecture of dams book is an important work that examines the impact of the behemoth structures on the human and geographical landscape throughout the United States.
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About the Author. Bernd H. Dams and Andrew Zega have co-authored and co-illustrated four books, including Pleasure Pavilions & Follies: In the Gardens of the Ancient Régime (Flammarion, ) and Palaces of the Sun /5(8).
Get this from a library. Architecture of dams--earthfill dams: a selected bibliography. [Anthony G White]. Architecture of Notre-Dame Cathedral The cathedral is roughly metres ( ft) in length, and 12 metres (39 ft) wide in the nave.
Its cruciform plan, elevated nave, transept and tower were borrowed from 11th-century Romanesque architecture, but its pointed arches and rib vaulting were strictly Gothic.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .List of dams and reservoirs.
Jump to navigation Jump to search. The following is a list of reservoirs and dams, arranged by continent and country. Africa. Gaborone Dam in Botswana. Inga Dam in DR Congo. Aswan Dam in Egypt. Akosombo Dam in Ghana. Katse Dam in Lesotho. Bin el Ouidane Dam in Morocco.
Gariep Dam in.