Didier Cornille presents the stories behind these iconic bridges and the extraordinary people who designed them.
Each bridge is broken down into it’s component parts and it investigates the original concept for each structure.
Coupled with a brief but informative biography on each creator, this book makes for an engaging and insightful introduction.
Such fascinating compositions used ground-breaking processes to create these incredible structures. From the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco (1937) to the first Iron Bridge built in Shropshire, UK (1779) you can’t fail to learn something new about these immense constructions.