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Bridges: A History of the World's Most Famous and Important Spans (Hardcover)

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Description


Introduction by Frank O. Gehry. Opening to a dazzling full-yard span, this panoramic tour introduces more than fifty of the world's greatest bridges in 200 high-quality black-&-white photographs and an engaging text that sheds light on the historical and technological background of constructions that range from the ancient Roman Pont du Gard to the newly constructed Tsing Ma bridge in Hong Kong.

About the Author


Judith Dupré, New York Times bestselling author has written many books about architecture, including Bridges, Churches, and Monuments. She consults on large-scale infrastructure projects and lectures at Yale and other universities. She lives in New York. Visit www.judithdupre.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781884822759
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publication Date: January 10th, 1997
Pages: 128