Bridges: Three Thousand Years of Defying Nature

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MBI Pub., 2001 - Architecture - 176 pages
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This stunning visual presentation, filled with photographs and illustrations depicting the world's greatest bridges, explains the manners in which laborers, engineers and architects have surmounted the problem of spanning the seemingly impassable from ancient times to the 21st century. A brilliantly written text explains in understandable terms the physics of different bridge types, while fascinating histories describe the "hows" and "whys" behind the world's most recognizable structures.

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Occupying the delicate intersection between engineering and architecture-i.e., the space between technology and art-bridges represent perhaps the nearest designers come to giving pure form to the ... Read full review

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David Brown is also the author of the highly-popular "You Are probably a latter-day Saint if..." Day Calendar.

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