By: Ivan Margolius (author)Paperback

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This book applauds the union of architecture and engineering both today and throughout the history of building and construction. The relationship between the two fields is multifaceted. Some architects may have had an engineering background, and some engineers have experience of architecture. Some unacknowledged engineers have stood modestly behind great architects, and a number of architects have been encouraged and supported by their engineer--collaborators in designing structures that appear to defy gravity. Architects + Engineers = Structures focuses on the ideal: on a cohesive building design team where the members contribute equally, resulting in unique and exceptional designs. These are architects and engineers who entice beauty into buildings not just with lines on paper and calculations but with intuition, innovation and feeling for the needs of people, materials, strength, proportion, lightness and elegance. Structures featured include: aeo dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence aeo Church of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona aeo Eiffel Tower, Paris aeo Sydney Opera House, Sydney aeo Marina City, Chicago aeo Olympic Swimming Pool Arena, Tokyo aeo London Eye, London aeo many other international examples, both celebrated and less well--known "This subject is very important, and I hope the book will attract the attention of many architects and engineers." Professor Mamoru Kawaguchi Also by Ivan Margolius: Automobiles by Architects, Wiley--Academy, ISBN 047160786X "How rare it is to put down a book with the sense of pleasure satisfied, the mind excited by ideas and information, nostalgia stimulated, the eye amused by illustrations." Brian Sewell, The Spectator "Superbly entertaining book." Edwin Heathcote, The Architectsa Journal "This is an enjoyable read." Building Design "Excellent book." FX Magazine "Purchasers are likely to have something unique on their bookshelves." The Automobile "A pleasant surprise is the density and clarity of the text, usefully accompanied by a wealth and diversity of iconography." La Architecture da aujourda hui

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IVAN MARGOLIUS is an architect and the author of a number of articles and books on architecture and design including Cubism in Architecture and the Applied Arts (1979), Prague -- a guide to twentieth--century architecture (1994, 1996), Joze Plecnik -- Church of the Sacred Heart (1995) and Automobiles by Architects (2000).


Introduction A Celebration of Architects--Engineers Medieval Cathedral Architects Filippo Brunelleschi and the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Thomas Telford, The Menai Bridge Decimus Burton, Richard Turner, The Palm House Joseph Paxton, Charles Fox (Fox Henderson & Co), Crystal Palace Antonio Gaudi, Church of the Sagrada Familia William Le Baron Jenney, John Wellborn Root, Chicago Skyscrapers Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, Maurice Koechlin, Emile Nougier, Stephen Sauvestre, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, The Eiffel Tower Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Concert Hall Project Auguste Perret and reinforced concrete Eugene Freyssinet, Airship Hangars Vladimir Tatlin, Monument to the Third International Albert Laprade, Leon Bazin, Jean Prouve, Establissements Citroen, Garage Marbeuf, Glass facade Carlos Arniches, Martin Dominguez, Eduardo Torroja y Miret, Zarzuela Hippodrome Pier Luigi Nervi, Aircraft Hangars, Orvieto Frank Lloyd Wright, Mendel Glickman, S.C. Johnson & Son Administration Building; and Frank Lloyd Wright, Jaroslav J. Polivka, Laboratory Tower Robert Maillart, Cement Hall Eero Saarinen, Fred N. Severud, Hannskarl Bandel, Jefferson Memorial Arch Richard Buckminster Fuller, Geodesic and Tensegrity Domes Philip Powell, Hidalgo Moya, Felix J. Samuely, The Skylon Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank J. Kornacker, Convention Hall Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, Joaquim Cardozo Le Corbusier, Yannis Xenakis, H.C. Duyster, C.G.J. Vreedenburgh, Philips Pavilion Jorn Utzon, Ove Arup & Partners, Opera House Guillermo Rosell, Manuel Larrosa, Felix Candela, Chapel Konrad Wachsmann, Space Structure Bertrand Goldberg, Frank J. Kornacker, Bertold E. Weinberg, Fred N. Severud, Hannskarl Bandel, Marina City Gerhon & Seltzer, Lev Zetlin, Memorial Auditorium Kenzo Tange, Yoshikatsu Tsuboi, Mamoru Kawaguchi, Olympic Swimming Pool Arena and Olympic Boxing and Basketball Arena Cedric Price, Frank Newby, Anthony Armstrong--Jones (Lord Snowdon), Zoo Aviary Myron Goldsmith, Alfred Picardi, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Solar Telescope Rolf Gutbrod, Frei Otto, Cable Net Roof, German Exhibition Pavilion Piano & Rogers, Ove Arup & Partners, Centre National da Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou Joerg Schlaich, Dry Cooling Tower, Schmehausen Nuclear Power Plant Jiri Strasky, Stress--Ribbon Bridges Richard Rogers and Partners, Anthony Hunt Associates, Inmos Microchip Facility Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners, Anthony Hunt Associates, Waterloo International Terminal Eva Jiricna, Matthew Wells, Tim Macfarlane, Glass Staircases Foster Associates, Ove Arup & Partners, MC--2 Julio Martinez Calzon, Torre de Collserola Santiago Calatrava, Buro Happold, Dennis Sharp, Trinity Bridge Future Systems, Ove Arup & Partners, Lorda s Media Centre Lifschutz Davidson, Matthew Wells (Techniker), Pedestrian Bridge David Marks, Julia Barfield, Babtie Allott & Lomax, Hollandia, British Airways London Eye Wilkinson Eyre, Whitby, Bird & Partners, Challenge of Materials Footbridge And there were others Inspiration for the Future Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/04/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780471498254
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 104
  • ID: 9780471498254
  • weight: 450
  • ISBN10: 0471498254

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