This handsomely designed book brings together for the first time the outstanding work of four Swiss engineers and their teachers who form the most impressive group of structural artists in the twentieth century Wilhelm Ritter Robert Maillart 1872
1940 Othmar 1879 1965 Pierre Lardy 1902 1956 Heinz Othmar Ammann 1965 Pierre Lardy 1902 1956 Heinz b 1926 and Christian Menn b 1927 David P Billingt.
REVIEW The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss LegacyOn who has written widely on these engineers argues that it
is important to consider them as artists for aesthetics layed a major role in their design hilosophy He explains thatimportant to consider them as artists for aesthetics Lignin Biodegradation: Microbiology, Chemistry, and Potential Applications: Volume II played a major role in their designhilosophy He explains that their to design was developed while they attended the Federal Technological Institute in Zurich Maillart and Amman studied with Ritter there and Isler and Menn studied under. ,
Lardy Billington focuses on the engineers' artistic approach to bridge
and construction and he discusses their impressive individual contributions to structural engineering Generously illustrated this book features many newly hotographsconstruction and he discusses their Impressive Individual Contributions To Structural Engineering Generously individual contributions to structural engineering Generously this book features many newly commissioned hotographs images of important new structures such as the Charles River Bridge in Boston completed by Menn in 200.