Visionaries and Unsung Heroes

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The exciting and versatile range of activities performed by construction engineers is rarely fully appreciated by the public. Yet as well as being a key industry for the economy, construction is also important for society: modern life without buildings and infrastructure would be simply inconceivable. This publication presents the engineering profession as it really is: fascinating, creative, diverse and innovative.Engineers and their innovations are presented in the context of their social, economic and political influences. The book combines an historical perspective with a focus on contemporary projects.
ISBN 9783955534608. Birkhauser Verlag.
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    9783955534608
The exciting and versatile range of activities performed by construction engineers is rarely fully appreciated by the public. Yet as well as being a key industry for the economy, construction is also important for society: modern life without buildings and infrastructure would be simply inconceivable. This publication presents the engineering profession as it really is: fascinating, creative, diverse and innovative.Engineers and their innovations are presented in the context of their social, economic and political influences. The book combines an historical perspective with a focus on contemporary projects.
  • Subtitle
    Engineers - Design - Tomorrow
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    April 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    216 pages. numerous illustrations. 22.5 x 26.8 cm
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    nyp due 15/5/19
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    not yet published