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Behind the scenes of the built environment

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Science  09 Mar 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6380, pp. 1108
DOI: 10.1126/science.aas8717

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Roma Agrawal's Built is a full-throated celebration of structural engineering, interspersed with clearly explained, hand-illustrated lessons on engineering fundamentals, including statics, fluids, and strength of materials. She is passionate about her profession, and with carefully curated and beautifully narrated historical and contemporary examples, she reveals the nuts and bolts of engineering ingenuity.