Remarkable Structures: Engineering Today's Innovative Buildings

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Remarkable Structures: Engineering Today's Innovative Buildings - Lyall, Sutherland
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In the revolution of form-making that has taken place in architecture during the last ten years-from the crumbled folds of Frank Gehry to the cantilevered structures of Santiago Calatrava-the unsung heroes are the engineers who actually build these fantastic constructions. Their underappreciated task is the transform the designer's vision-sometimes not much more than a cardboard model or computer rendering-into a built form of concrete, steel, glass, stone, or wood. In this balancing act between design and engineering, ...

Remarkable Structures: Engineering Today's Innovative Buildings 2002, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568983301

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