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RICCARDO MORANDI: INNOVAZIONE, TECNOLOGIA, PROGETTO (Riccardo Morandi: Innovation, Technology, Design). Ed. by Giuseppe Imbesi et al. Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome, 1991. Organized in association with Universita degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza," Facolta d'Ingegneria et al. Published by Gangemi Editore, Rome. 382 pp. with 585 ills. 34 x 25 cm. Bilingual in Italian and English (illustrated register of projects in Italian only).
A major postwar Italian engineer-architect, Morandi (1902-1989) achieved international renown for his sophisticated technical solutions to problems of large-scale construction and for his innovative use of prestressed concrete in his architecturally elegant bridge designs. Providing a comprehensive review of his 60-year career and wide-ranging accomplishments, this substantial catalogue features some 50 diverse essays, tributes and other texts along with full pictorial documentation of more than 60 works (including stadiums, exhibition halls, an airport terminal and numerous monumental bridges erected throughout the world) and an illustrated chronology of some 200 projects dating from 1931 to 1989.
Artist(s):Morandi, Riccardo
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023188
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