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There is a lot of information available about buildings and other structures and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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  • Archkidecture

    Information on structures and how to build them.

  • Building Big

    Information on domes, bridges, skyscrapers, dams and tunnels. The site includes interactive engineering labs.

  • CDN CN Tower

    In this site you will find current information about CN tower events and tours.

  • What makes a structure stable?

    A video from TVOntario answers this question.

  • How Skyscrapers Work

    Describes and illustrates the construction of skyscrapers.

  • Everyday Structures

    Buildings aren't the only structures. How about furniture or playgrounds?

  • Structures Around the World

    Activities designed to engage children in the design and understanding of structures. A great hands-on site for elementary school children.




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Find More at the Library

  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Call numbers to browse
    • 624.193 Tunnels
    • 624.2 Bridges
    • 627.8 Dams and reservoirs
    • 690 Buildings
    • 720 Architecture
    • 720.483 Skyscrapers
  • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
    • Architecture
    • Bridges
    • Building
    • Buildings
    • Dams
    • Skyscrapers
    • Structural engineering
    • Structures
    • Tunnelling
    • Tunnels

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