Masters of Structure
Engineering Today's Innovative Buildings
By (author) Sutherland Lyall
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Masters of Structure by Sutherland Lyall
Book DescriptionSometimes architects design extraordinary buildings, but in accepting the priase for innovation, the contribution of the building's engineer is forgotten. This book seeks to set the record straight through the examination of some of the most significant engineers working today, together with a selection of the most remarkable recent buildings. It focuses on 25 case studies of projects by engineers from around the world, unravelling the relationship of the engineer with the architect in each case. It becomes clear that really innovative architecture is rarely conceivable without interpretation by engineers with aesthetic sensibility. Internationally renowned firms and engineers include Ove Arup, Atelier One, Santiago Calatrava, Dewhurst McFarlane, Anthony Hunt Associates, Techniker and Buro Happold. The book features such high-profile projects as the London Eye, the Spandau Station in Berlin and the Tokyo International Forum.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856692816
(288mm x 235mm x mm)
Imprint: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Sutherland Lyall
Sutherland Lyall is a freelance writer and the author of numerous books, including The State of British Architecture (1980), Santiago Calatrava: Dynamic Equilibrium: Recent Projects (1992) and Designing the New Landscape (1998). He was also the editor of Critic Writes: Essays by Reyner Banham (1996).
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