From New York Times best-selling author Judith Dupré comes a revised and updated edition of Bridges, her magnificent chronological tour of the world's most significant and eye-popping spans. Now in color and bigger than ever, Bridges covers thousands of years of architectural history, each bridge is gorgeously photographed "elevating the landmarks from mode of transportation to works of art" (Bustle).
Technological advances, structural daring, and artistic vision have propelled the evolution of bridge design around the world. This visual history of the world's landmark bridges has been thoroughly revised and updated since its initial publication twenty-five years ago, and now showcases well-known classics as well as modern innovators. Bridges featured include:
- The Brooklyn Bridge (New York)
- Danyand-Kunshan Grand Bridge (China)
- Gateshead Millennium Bridge (England)
- The Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco)
- Zakim Bridge (Boston)
|Publisher:||Running Press Book Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 17.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||12 Years|
About the Author
Judith Dupre, New York Times bestselling author has written many books about architecture, including Skyscrapers, One World Trade Center, Churches, and Monuments. She consults on large-scale infrastructure projects and lectures globally on the built environment. She lives in New York. Visit www.judithdupre.com and www.OneWTCBook.com.
Linda Figg is President/CEO of FIGG Bridge Group, an international family of companies that designs, builds, and finances landmark and award-winning bridges. With construction values totaling over $14 billion, FIGG bridges have been completed, are under construction, or are being designed in 42 states and 6 countries. Linda is the only woman in the world to direct a major bridge company.