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Remarkable structures : engineering today's innovative buildings

Author: Sutherland Lyall
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the revolution in architectural form that has taken place in the last ten years, has emerged a wondrous new age of engineering and construction. New technologies, materials, and systems of fabrication have revolutionized the way buildings are conceived and constructed. Giant pneumatic domes, undulating titanium skins, fluid frameworks of cardboard tubing, and seemingly endless webs of steel and glass
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sutherland Lyall
ISBN: 1568983301 9781568983301
OCLC Number: 48122892
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Sutherland Lyall.
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A study of the remarkable balancing act between architecture and engineering. It discusses and illustrates some of the best buildings from around the world, and looks at the relationship between  Read more...

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