STRUTTURE by MORANDI Riccardo (1902-1989)

STRUTTURE di calcestruzzo armato e di calcestruzzo precompresso/ reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete structures

Roma, Libreria "Dedalo" Editrice 1954

141pp, 165 illustrations. 4to. Decorated cloth. Good with worn but repaired dust wrapper protected with sticky backed plastic. Text in Italian and English. Illustrations comprise b/w plates and line ills. Loosely inserted hand drawn sketch of a bridge. Signature of Stanley Tasker (BDP) on front end paper. Scarce study of reinforced concrete. Includes case studies and individual projects including bridges, water towers, cinema architecture etc. Morandi is best known for his bridge constructions which post dating this book included the Wadi el Kuf Bridge, Libya and the Barranquilla Bridge, Columbia. These projects predate the Morandi Bridge design which collapsed in 2018 at Genoa.

Stock ID: 16297
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