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    Brunelleschi's Dome

    How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King ...
    Narrated by James Cameron Stewart ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 36 min

    On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome . . . shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide as all but impossible to build. The dome would literally need to be erected over thin air. Of ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    One World Trade Center

    Biography of the Building

    by Judith Dupré ...
    Narrated by Judith Dupré ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    From the bestselling author of Skyscrapers, the behind-the-scenes story of the most extraordinary building in the world: One World Trade Center.The new World Trade Center represents one of the most complex collaborations in human history. Nearly every state in the nation, a dozen countries around the world, and more than 25,000 workers helped raise the tower, which consumed ninety million pounds ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Story of the Statue of Liberty, The

    Unabridged

    33 min

    The Statue of Liberty, one of the world’s most iconic symbols, was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. Standing proudly in New York Harbor, it became a welcoming sight to scores of immigrants.Although the statue commemorates the friendship between two countries, the gift almost didn’t occur!In this concise history, developed by the US National Park Service, you ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Ballpark

    Baseball in the American City

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 26 min

    From the earliest corrals of the mid-1800s (Union Grounds in Brooklyn was a "saloon in the open air"), to the much mourned parks of the early 1900s (Detroit's Tiger Stadium, Cincinnati's Palace of the Fans), to the stadiums we fill today, Paul Goldberger makes clear the inextricable bond between the American city and America's favorite pastime. In the changing locations and architecture of our ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    100 historier fra Frederiksberg

    by Nikolaj Bøgh ...
    Narrated by Hans Henrik Clemensen ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 39 min

    Fortællingerne om 100 af de mest interessante bygninger, monumenter, statuer og steder af særlig betydning for Frederiksbergs historie. Om Frederiksberg Have, Bakkehuset, K.B. Hallen, teatre, kirkegårde, gadebelysning, lindetræer, bænke og meget mere.Siden 2016 har forfatter og politiker Nikolaj Bøgh jævnligt skrevet historiske klummer for Lokalavisen Frederiksberg og Frederiksberg Bladet. I denne ... Read more

    $31.90 AUD

  • Audiobook

    How To Build a Chicken Coop

    Your Step By Step Guide To Making a Chicken Coop

    by HowExpert ...
    Narrated by Lenny Bunn ...

    Unabridged

    31 min

    If you want to learn how to build a chicken coop, then get "How To Build a Chicken Coop".In this step-by-step guide, you will discover the best tips to realistically build a chicken coop without having any experience.- How to build a chicken coop in 3 days.- Discover the simple and easy way to build an attractive chicken coop without spending a lot of money.- No special tools needed.- Step-by-step ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Castles

    Their History and Evolution in Medieval Britain

    by Marc Morris ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 18 min

    Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well as some spectacular lesser-known examples. At times this is an epic tale, driven by characters like William the Conqueror, King John, and Edward I, full of sieges and conquest on an awesome scale. But it ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great Fortune

    The Epic of Rockefeller Center

    by Daniel Okrent ...
    Narrated by Christopher Grove ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 14 min

    In this hugely appealing book, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, acclaimed author and journalist Daniel Okrent weaves together themes of money, politics, art, architecture, business, and society to tell the story of the majestic suite of buildings that came to dominate the heart of midtown Manhattan and with it, for a time, the heart of the world. At the center of Okrent's riveting story are four ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    "To the Immortal Name and Memory of George Washington" - The United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Washington Monument

    by Louis Torres ...
    Narrated by Christopher Lee Philips ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 8 min

    Audio Americana announces the first publication in audiobook format of "To the Immortal Name and Memory of George Washington" - The United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Washington Monument.The Washington Monument is perhaps the most striking feature of the skyline in the nation's capital and a must-see for visitors to Washington, D.C., but like the city itself, the ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    31 min

    Here is Jon Krakauer’s portrait of the iconoclastic architect Christopher Alexander, whose revolutionary human-centered approach has shaken the foundations of modern architecture.Krakauer delves into Alexander’s life and career, from his theories on a timeless “pattern language” that could be used to create buildings and towns that were simultaneously more livable and more beautiful, to his belief ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Building and Stocking a Nuclear Bunker For Under $10,000

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...

    Unabridged

    19 min

    Building Shelters to protect individuals and their families from emergency situations has become extremely popular in the United States.I have my own experience of building a nuclear bomb shelter in 2002 and stocking it with supplies. I did it for less than $10,000 and thought you would all be interested in how I did it for so little money.I’m also a nuclear engineer and used my knowledge and some ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    What Is the Taj Mahal?

    The New Seven Wonders of the World: Taj Mahal Ranked “The Most Liked” Place

    by Nilan Aynk ...
    Narrated by Michele McNeal ...

    Unabridged

    53 min

    The Taj Mahal is a fascinating building, which inspires childlike wonder to people all over the world. However, there are many mysteries still surrounding it. There are many knowns and unknowns about the large stone structure in Northern India.There are a series of questions to be answered, like when and how was it built? Who built it? Why was it built in the first place? What impact did this ... Read more

    $5.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Healthy Buildings

    How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity

    Unabridged

    9 hours 42 min

    From our offices and homes to schools, hospitals, and restaurants, the indoor spaces where we work, learn, play, eat, and heal have an outsized impact on our performance and well-being. They affect our creativity, focus, and problem-solving ability and can make us sick-jeopardizing our future and dragging down profits in the process. Joseph Allen and John Macomber make a compelling case in this ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Stones of London

    A History in Twelve Buildings

    by Leo Hollis ...
    Narrated by Robert Portal ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 50 min

    The story of London, told through twelve of its most seminal buildings.'Excellent ...this is an imaginative book that finds a convincing new way to tell the story of one of the most written-about cities in the world' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY'Hollis has a fine eye for architecture, and engagingly describes neo-classical marvels as well as the Labour government's dockside folly of the Millennium Dome.. ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Grand Central

    How a Train Station Transformed America

    by Sam Roberts ...
    Narrated by Sam Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York City's favorite writers, just in time to celebrate the train station's 100th fabulous anniversary.In the winter of 1913, Grand Central Station was officially opened and immediately became one of the most beautiful and recognizable Manhattan landmarks. In this celebration of the one hundred ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Barn i Gymnastikhuset

    by Helle Gotved ...
    Narrated by Hanne Nielsen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 33 min

    Gymnastikhuset på Vodroffsvej i København blev bygget i 1898 af Grundtvigskirkens arkitekt P.V. Jensen Klint. Bygherren N.H. Rasmussen ville skabe en optimal ramme omkring det gymnastikinstitut, han havde stiftet, og omkring hans familie, som skulle bo der. Hans yngste barn var Helle Gotved, og hun kom siden til at overtage driften af instituttet fra sin far. Her fortæller hun personligt, varmt og ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Once More to the Sky

    The Rebuilding of the World Trade Center

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 39 min

    The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer.In late 2014, One World Trade Center—or the Freedom Tower—opened for business. It took nearly ten years, cost roughly four billion dollars, and required the sweat, strength, and stamina of hundreds of construction workers, digging deep below the earth ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Pigen i muren

    by Jørn Jensen ...
    Narrated by Mikkel Bay Mortensen ...

    Unabridged

    10 min

    Da Mikkel en dag er på omvisning på et gammelt slot, hører han en uhyggelig historie om en ung pige, der blev muret inde på slottet af sin far. Nu siges det, at hun spøger på slottet om natten. Mikkel har svært ved at glemme historien igen, og han har lyst til at se stedet igen. Men da han kommer ud fra sit værelse, ser han en uhyggelig hvid skygge... Jørn Jensen, født 1946, yderst produktiv og ... Read more

    $1.93 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Die geheime Welt der Bauwerke (Ungekürzte Lesung)

    by Roma Agrawal ...
    Narrated by Luise Helm ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    Wir arbeiten in ihnen, spazieren über sie und fahren durch sie hindurch: Dass Hochhäuser dem Sturm trotzen, Brücken und Tunnel dem Verkehr und der Schwerkraft standhalten, ist jedoch nicht selbstverständlich, sondern fast ein Wunder - und der Kunst der Ingenieure zu verdanken. Roma Agrawal, die Westeuropas zweithöchsten Wolkenkratzer plante, weiht uns ein in die Geheimnisse der Statik. Auf ihrer ... Read more

    $30.54 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Rift in the Earth, A

    Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial

    Narrated by Jeff Cummings ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Vietnam Vet Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam MemorialA Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story of the ferocious "art war" that raged between 1979 and 1984 over what kind of memorial should be built to honor the men and women who died in the Vietnam War. The story intertwines art, ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On a Pedestal

    A Trip around Britain's Statues

    Narrated by Ben Onwukwe ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    This is a book for people who are interested in statues . . . and for people who aren't. It explores those immortalised in marble and bronze - and what the rest of us think about them.As Roger Lytollis travels Britain he encounters a man at Liverpool's Beatles statue convinced that Rod Stewart was in the Fab Four. In Edinburgh he walks into a row over Greyfriars Bobby's nose and in Glasgow learns ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Noble Ambitions

    The Fall and Rise of the English Country House After World War II

    Narrated by Roger May ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 35 min

    A rollicking tour of the English country home after World War II, when swinging London collided with aristocratic valuesAs the sun set slowly on the British Empire, its mansions fell and rose. Ancient families were reduced to demolishing the parts of their stately homes they could no longer afford, dukes and duchesses desperately clung to their ancestral seats, and a new class of homeowners bought ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Supertall

    How the World's Tallest Buildings Are Reshaping Our Cities and Our Lives

    by Stefan Al ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 30 min

    The global boom in skyscrapers-why it's happening now, how they're made, and what they do to cities and people. We are living in a new urban age and its most tangible expression is the "supertall": megastructures that are dramatically bigger, higher, and more ambitious than any in history. In Supertall, TED Resident Stefan Al-himself an experienced architect who has worked on some of the largest ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fallen Idols

    Twelve Statues That Made History

    Narrated by Kristin Atherton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    'Alex von Tunzelmann is one of the most gifted historians writing today. Brilliant and trenchant, witty and wise, Fallen Idols is a book you will adore, devour, and talk about to everyone you know. Hesitate no longer; buy this book.' Suzannah Lipscomb, author, award-winning historian and broadcaster'Like all the best historians von Tunzelmann uses the past to explain what the hell is going on ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial