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Architects + Engineers = Structures by Ivan Margolius

By Ivan Margolius

This e-book applauds the union of structure and engineering either this present day and in the course of the background of establishing and construction.
the connection among the 2 fields is multifaceted. a few architects could have had an engineering history, and a few engineers have adventure of structure. a few unacknowledged engineers have stood modestly in the back of nice architects, and a couple of architects were inspired and supported via their engineer-collaborators in designing constructions that seem to defy gravity.
Architects + Engineers = buildings makes a speciality of the correct: on a cohesive construction layout group the place the participants give a contribution both, leading to specific and unheard of designs. those are architects and engineers who appeal to attractiveness into constructions not only with strains on paper and calculations yet with instinct, innovation and feeling for the wishes of individuals, fabrics, power, percentage, lightness and elegance.
constructions featured include:
* dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence
* Church of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
* Eiffel Tower, Paris
* Sydney Opera residence, Sydney
* Marina urban, Chicago
* Olympic Swimming Pool enviornment, Tokyo
* London Eye, London
* many different overseas examples, either celebrated and not more well-known
"This topic is essential, and that i wish the publication will allure the eye of many architects and engineers." Professor Mamoru Kawaguchi
additionally by way of Ivan Margolius:
cars by means of Architects, Wiley-Academy, ISBN 047160786X
"How infrequent it's to place down a e-book with the experience of delight happy, the brain thinking about principles and knowledge, nostalgia motivated, the attention amused by means of illustrations." Brian Sewell, The Spectator
"Superbly unique book." Edwin Heathcote, The Architects' Journal
"This is an relaxing read." development Design
"Excellent book." FX Magazine
"Purchasers are inclined to have whatever particular on their bookshelves." The Automobile
"A friendly shock is the density and readability of the textual content, usefully followed by way of a wealth and variety of iconography." L'Architecture d'aujourd'hui

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