Historia del Agua: Grandes Proyectos de Ingenieria y Arquitectura del Agua

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Macmillan, 2009 - Architecture - 240 pages
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Examining water's many personalities throughout history—as the symbol of life, a technological problem, and an instrument of peace or natural disaster—this celebration of dozens of works of engineering and architecture, all involving water, provides a visual tour of the evolution of this natural element. From wells and channels to houseboats of the future, the survey presents works from all over the world. Filled with photographs, drawings, engravings, and maps, this trip through time documents the milestones related to this essential element.

Examinando las varias personalidades del agua a través de la historia—como el símbolo de la vida, un problema tecnológico, y un instrumento de paz o desastre natural—esta celebración de docenas de trabajos de ingeniería y arquitectura que tienen que ver con el agua provee un viaje visual de la historia de este elemento. Desde pozos y canales hasta casas flotantes del futuro, este estudio presenta obras del todo el mundo. Lleno de fotografías, dibujos, grabados y mapas, este viaje por el tiempo documenta los jalones relacionados con este elemento esencial.

 

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
26
Section 3
35
Section 4
36
Section 5
39
Section 6
43
Section 7
70
Section 8
73
Section 14
138
Section 15
153
Section 16
168
Section 17
169
Section 18
175
Section 19
180
Section 20
186
Section 21
193

Section 9
87
Section 10
101
Section 11
109
Section 12
117
Section 13
126
Section 22
205
Section 23
215
Section 24
219
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About the author (2009)

Ana Azpiri Albístegui is a professor of architectural composition at the University of the Basque Country. Alberto Gonzalez Sarmiento is a civil engineer for the University of Santander and a professor of hydrology, hydraulics, and pneumatics at the University of the Basque Country Donostia-San Sebastian.

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