The Creation of Bridges: From Vision to Reality, the Ultimate Challenge of Architecture, Design and Distance

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Chartwell Books, 1999 - Architecture - 232 pages
The Creation of Bridges describes the wonders of bridge building, the record breakers, the great bridges of the past, and the failures and catastrophic disasters. It explains how they were built, how they work, and examines the common forms of bridges that can be seen in the world today. The story is told of those celebrated engineers who pioneered new ideas, and their fantastic building achievements are illustrated with photographs, drawings, and diagrams. The most magnificent forms are showcased in special features taken across gatefolds, all in fabulous color photography. Book jacket.

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