The Tower and the Bridge

The Tower and the Bridge The New Art of Structural Engineering David P. Billington

What do structures such as the Eiffel Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the concrete roofs of Pier Luigi Nervi have in common? According to this book, now in its first paperback edition, all are striking examples of structural art, an exciting form distinct from either architecture or machine design. Aided by a number of stunning illustrations, David Billington discusses leading structural engineer-artists, such as John A. Roebling, Gustave Eiffel, Fazlur Khan, and Robert Maillart.

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ISBN
9780691023939
Uitgever
Princeton University Press
Druk
1e
Datum
01-12-1985
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
328 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Wetenschap

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