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By Ivan Margolius

This e-book applauds the union of structure and engineering either at the present time and through the heritage of establishing and construction.
the connection among the 2 fields is multifaceted. a few architects can have had an engineering history, 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 through their engineer-collaborators in designing constructions that seem to defy gravity.
Architects + Engineers = constructions specializes in the fitting: on a cohesive development layout crew the place the participants give a contribution both, leading to detailed and unparalleled designs. those are architects and engineers who appeal to attractiveness into structures not only with strains on paper and calculations yet with instinct, innovation and feeling for the desires of individuals, fabrics, energy, 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 no more well-known
"This topic is essential, and that i desire the booklet will allure the eye of many architects and engineers." Professor Mamoru Kawaguchi
additionally through Ivan Margolius:
autos by way of Architects, Wiley-Academy, ISBN 047160786X
"How infrequent it's to place down a publication with the experience of delight happy, the brain all for rules and data, nostalgia prompted, the attention amused by means of 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 whatever targeted 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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