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By Ivan Margolius

This e-book applauds the union of structure and engineering either this present day and through the heritage of creating and construction.
the connection among the 2 fields is multifaceted. a few architects could have had an engineering heritage, and a few engineers have adventure of structure. a few unacknowledged engineers have stood modestly at the back of nice architects, and a couple of architects were inspired and supported by means of their engineer-collaborators in designing constructions that seem to defy gravity.
Architects + Engineers = constructions specializes in the suitable: on a cohesive development layout crew the place the contributors give a contribution both, leading to particular and unheard of designs. those are architects and engineers who appeal to good looks into structures not only with traces 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 apartment, Sydney
* Marina urban, Chicago
* Olympic Swimming Pool area, Tokyo
* London Eye, London
* many different overseas examples, either celebrated and not more well-known
"This topic is essential, and that i desire the publication will allure the eye of many architects and engineers." Professor Mamoru Kawaguchi
additionally by means of Ivan Margolius:
autos by means of Architects, Wiley-Academy, ISBN 047160786X
"How infrequent it really is to place down a booklet with the experience of enjoyment chuffed, the brain fascinated by principles and data, nostalgia influenced, the attention amused via illustrations." Brian Sewell, The Spectator
"Superbly exciting book." Edwin Heathcote, The Architects' Journal
"This is an stress-free read." development Design
"Excellent book." FX Magazine
"Purchasers tend to have anything exact on their bookshelves." The Automobile
"A friendly shock is the density and readability of the textual content, usefully followed by means of a wealth and variety of iconography." L'Architecture d'aujourd'hui

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