Architects + Engineers = Structures by Ivan Margolius PDF

By Ivan Margolius

This ebook applauds the union of structure and engineering either at the present time and during the background of establishing and construction.
the connection among the 2 fields is multifaceted. a few architects can have had an engineering historical past, and a few engineers have event of structure. a few unacknowledged engineers have stood modestly at the back of nice architects, and a couple of architects were inspired and supported through their engineer-collaborators in designing buildings that seem to defy gravity.
Architects + Engineers = constructions specializes in the proper: on a cohesive construction layout workforce the place the contributors give a contribution both, leading to precise and unprecedented designs. those are architects and engineers who attract attractiveness into constructions not only with strains on paper and calculations yet with instinct, innovation and feeling for the desires of individuals, fabrics, power, percentage, lightness and elegance.
buildings 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 foreign examples, either celebrated and not more well-known
"This topic is essential, and that i desire the ebook will allure the eye of many architects and engineers." Professor Mamoru Kawaguchi
additionally by means of Ivan Margolius:
cars via Architects, Wiley-Academy, ISBN 047160786X
"How infrequent it's to place down a publication with the feel of delight happy, the brain fascinated with principles and data, nostalgia motivated, the attention amused through illustrations." Brian Sewell, The Spectator
"Superbly unique book." Edwin Heathcote, The Architects' Journal
"This is an stress-free read." development Design
"Excellent book." FX Magazine
"Purchasers are inclined to have anything precise on their bookshelves." The Automobile
"A friendly shock is the density and readability of the textual content, usefully observed through a wealth and variety of iconography." L'Architecture d'aujourd'hui

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