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Robert Maillart: Builder, Designer, and Artist
     

Robert Maillart: Builder, Designer, and Artist

by David P. Billington
 
This comprehensive biography traces the life and works of Robert Maillart, one of the most important engineers and designers of the twentieth century. Maillart considered structures not merely works of utility but also as works of art. As utilitarian objects, he created a series of innovations of lasting significance. Providing an analysis of these innovations,

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This comprehensive biography traces the life and works of Robert Maillart, one of the most important engineers and designers of the twentieth century. Maillart considered structures not merely works of utility but also as works of art. As utilitarian objects, he created a series of innovations of lasting significance. Providing an analysis of these innovations, this biography also connects Maillart's aesthetic ideas with the private and professional context in which he worked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521571326
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/13/1997
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.06(d)

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