Bridge : architecture + design / Chris van Uffelen.
[Berlin] : Braun, 2010.
301 p. : il., planos
Biblioteca A-624.2/.8 BRI
Bridges are among humanity's oldest, most important und most prominent constructions. For a long time, bridge construction was dominated mainly by functional criteria, but today the visual appearance is gaining in importance once again. Cutting-edge building technology allows the implementation of exciting, previously unattainable constructions. "Masterpieces: Bridge Architecture + Design" showcases the great variety of construction solutions in 69 contemporary bridge building. It presents monumental bridges and the highest level of design efforts of declared specialists as well as famous architects, whose work usually focuses on other sectors.