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Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry

Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry

Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry

$65.00

Saint, Andrew

Cl. New Haven, 2008

Book ID: 76656

This handsomely illustrated book enquires into the pattern of the relationships between architects and engineers in Western countries since the Renaissance. Focusing on Britain, France and the US, it re-examines projects ranging from the building of great masonry bridges to the Eiffel Tower, the Pompidou Center, and the development of the Chicago skyscraper, and personalities from Vauban and Perronet, to Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, and Ove Arup.

542 pp., 260 B&W, 150 color illus.