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Fritz Leonhardt (12 July 1909 – 30 December 1999) was a German structural engineer who made major contributions to 20th-century bridge engineering, especially in the development of cable-stayed bridges.

Fritz Leonhardt (12 July 1909 – 30 December 1999) was a German structural engineer who made major contributions to 20th-century bridge engineering, especially in the development of cable-stayed bridges. His book Bridges: Aesthetics and Design is well known throughout the bridge engineering community. Born in Stuttgart in 1909, Leonhardt studied at Stuttgart University and Purdue University. In 1934 he joined the German Highway Administration, working with Paul Bonatz amongst others.

Fritz Leonhardt has been the most important innovator in the design of bridges in Europe since the Second . The bulk of the book, though, deals with various forms of bridge from the earliest to the present day, and the many high-quality views of bridges are a delight

Fritz Leonhardt has been the most important innovator in the design of bridges in Europe since the Second World War. He has been responsible for many of the most original and exciting bridges built in Germany as part of the reconstruction program and the expansion of the Autobahn network. The bulk of the book, though, deals with various forms of bridge from the earliest to the present day, and the many high-quality views of bridges are a delight. In particular, the high German beam viaducts, with their clean lines and impossibly high slender columns, are spectacular. This book was published before Millau Viaduct was built, unfortunately).

Bridge engineer Fritz Leonhardt is, nevertheless, best known world wide for his theoretical studies and his designs of cable-stayed bridges. 1931 Born in Stuttgart Student of Civil Engineering at the Stuttgart University (Emil Mrsch, Otto Graf) Graduate studies at the Purdue Universtiy Bridge Engineer for Highway Bridges in Stuttgart, Berlin and Cologne Work with Karl Schchterle and Paul Bonatz Marriage with Liselotte Klein Doctor of Engineering at the Stuttgart University Chief Engineer for the suspension bridge.

Fritz Leonhardt’s most popular book is Bridges: Aesthetics & Design. Showing 17 distinct works. Bridges: Aesthetics & Design by. Fritz Leonhardt.

This beautifully illustrated book describes the development of bridges from the primitive wooden beam and masonry . The full title is "Bridges: Aesthetics and Design", and a main theme of Fritz Leonhardt's work is the aesthetics and the way in which bridges fit into the landscape.

This beautifully illustrated book describes the development of bridges from the primitive wooden beam and masonry arch to today's large steel and prestressed concrete structures spanning rivers and valleys and highways. The book itself is pleasing, high-quality printing on glossy paper, with extensive photographs to illustrate the points the author is making. The preliminary chapters, which deal with the author's theories of aesthetics, are possibly the driest part of the book.

Fritz Leonhardt (12 July 1909 – 30 December 1999) was a German structural engineer who made major contributions to. . Born in Stuttgart in 1909, Leonhardt studied at Stuttgart University and Purdue University

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Fritz Leonhardt was a German structural engineer who made major contributions to 20th-century bridge engineering, especially in the development of cable-stayed bridges. July 12, 1909 (age 90). Stuttgart, Stuttgart Government Region, Germany. He was appointed at the remarkably young age of 28 as the Chief Engineer for the Bridge.

Bridges epub download

ISBN13: 978-0851397641

ISBN: 0851397646

Author: Fritz Leonhardt

Category: Arts and Photo

Subcategory: Architecture

Language: English

Publisher: Architectural Press (June 1, 1983)

Pages: 308 pages

ePUB size: 1408 kb

FB2 size: 1102 kb

Rating: 4.8

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Wyameluna
The full title is "Bridges: Aesthetics and Design", and a main theme of Fritz Leonhardt's work is the aesthetics and the way in which bridges fit into the landscape. The book itself is pleasing, high-quality printing on glossy paper, with extensive photographs to illustrate the points the author is making. The preliminary chapters, which deal with the author's theories of aesthetics, are possibly the driest part of the book. The bulk of the book, though, deals with various forms of bridge from the earliest to the present day, and the many high-quality views of bridges are a delight. In particular, the high German beam viaducts, with their clean lines and impossibly high slender columns, are spectacular. (This book was published before Millau Viaduct was built, unfortunately).

The text is in two columns, German and English, but the fairly small print means there is still plenty of 'meat' in the text. The book was first published in 1982, but is still relevant today. It has the best and by far the most extensive collection of bridge photographs I have seen. One could equally regard the book as a narrative to string together the author's vast collection of photos. (Three omissions: The Forth railway bridge (one would have thought the author would have views on that, one way or the other); Eiffel's Garabit viaduct; and the Swiss bridges of Robert Maillart. But this is only a minor quibble). And the commentary often illuminates why some feature of a bridge looks subtly 'wrong'.

I would say it is more for a specialist audience than the general reader, but well worth while for any one with a keen interest in bridges or the aesthetics of the built environment. Though even a casual reader can derive pleasure from leafing through it.
Wyameluna
The full title is "Bridges: Aesthetics and Design", and a main theme of Fritz Leonhardt's work is the aesthetics and the way in which bridges fit into the landscape. The book itself is pleasing, high-quality printing on glossy paper, with extensive photographs to illustrate the points the author is making. The preliminary chapters, which deal with the author's theories of aesthetics, are possibly the driest part of the book. The bulk of the book, though, deals with various forms of bridge from the earliest to the present day, and the many high-quality views of bridges are a delight. In particular, the high German beam viaducts, with their clean lines and impossibly high slender columns, are spectacular. (This book was published before Millau Viaduct was built, unfortunately).

The text is in two columns, German and English, but the fairly small print means there is still plenty of 'meat' in the text. The book was first published in 1982, but is still relevant today. It has the best and by far the most extensive collection of bridge photographs I have seen. One could equally regard the book as a narrative to string together the author's vast collection of photos. (Three omissions: The Forth railway bridge (one would have thought the author would have views on that, one way or the other); Eiffel's Garabit viaduct; and the Swiss bridges of Robert Maillart. But this is only a minor quibble). And the commentary often illuminates why some feature of a bridge looks subtly 'wrong'.

I would say it is more for a specialist audience than the general reader, but well worth while for any one with a keen interest in bridges or the aesthetics of the built environment. Though even a casual reader can derive pleasure from leafing through it.
Connorise
I like the book very much. It,has endured the time and still a favorite book. It is lucky that I can get this book.
Connorise
I like the book very much. It,has endured the time and still a favorite book. It is lucky that I can get this book.