Architect and engineer. a study in sibling rivalry.
New Haven and London, Yale University Press 2007.
Price: £38 [convert currency]
Folio. ix + (1) + 541 + (1)pp, 422 photo ills (many colour). Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.
A massive volume charting the relationship between architects and civil and structural engineers over the last three centuries, with much that is new to say about the interface between their respective specialist skills. The emphasis of the volume is on Britain, France and the USA, although the other European countries are not neglected.