The titles in this series explore and explain how wonders of the ancient and modern worlds were built. Each book covers the construction of each structure in terms of the engineering process and includes why each structure was built. The books describe the design stages and technologies used during construction and explain the design changes or problems builders faced along the way.
Rebecca Stanborough spent her teenage years in a ramshackle community house with 21 people and two bathrooms. Now she lives and writes in St. Augustine, Florida, surrounded by alligators, island rats, and roseate spoonbills, none of whom has ever asked to share her bathroom.