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Robert Maillart.

Max Bill

Robert Maillart.

by Max Bill

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Published by Girsberger in Zürich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland.
    • Subjects:
    • Maillart, Robert, 1872-1940.,
    • Concrete construction.,
    • Bridges -- Switzerland.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Version française par Jean-Paul Haymoz. English translations by W.P.M. Keatinge Clay.
      ContributionsMaillart, Robert, 1872-1940.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG155 .B5 1955
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6194141M
      LC Control Number56000432
      OCLC/WorldCa1625129

      Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Robert Maillart: Builder, Designer, and Artist () by Billington, David P. Publisher Synopsis "Robert Maillart was one of the heroes of the s; his Swiss bridges in reinforced concrete were among the most admired artifacts of those years. They combined structural innovation with the creation of pure, intelligible forms whose aesthetic refinement all could recognize.

      Max Bill - Robert Maillart Hardcover with dust jacket. With b/w photographs from buildings/bridges in Tavanasa Arve Zuoz Stauffacher Salginatobel Schwandbach Bohlbach Rossgraben etc., Verlag für Architektur AG, , Erlenbach-Zürich. x hardcover book with pages and black and white photographs and illustrations of Robert Maillart's revolutionary structural reinforced concrete bridge designs. All of the major bridge projects are represented: Tavanasa, Arve, Zuoz, Stauffacher, Salginatobel, Schwandbach, Bohlbach, Rossgraben, etc. Classic example of Swiss Book.

      Summary: A nontechnical exploration of the principles and aesthetics of Swiss structural engineer Maillart (). Includes many new color photographs of his spectacular bridges, buildings, and interiors, taken specifically to illustrate points made in the text, which is in parallel columns of English. Salginatobel Bridge is a reinforced concrete arch bridge designed by Swiss civil engineer Robert was constructed across an alpine valley in Schiers, Switzerland between and In , it was declared an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, the thirteenth such structure and the first concrete bridge so designated.. As with his Schwandbach Bridge and Vessy Crosses: Salgina Valley.


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Robert Maillart was first and foremost a great engineer, but he was also a wonderful artist. This book (in English and German) traces his works from to his death (about ).

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The Swiss engineer Robert Maillart () built bridges and industrial buildings of startling originality. His innovative use of concrete, especially in the design of thin arch structures, and his introduction of a wide range of new engineering forms, make him /5(3).

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Swiss engineer Robert Maillart built some of the greatest bridges of the 20th century. His designs elegantly solved a basic engineering problem: how to support enormous weights using a slender arch.

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