During the Industrial Revolution, Britain was at the forefront of bridge innovation. Pioneering designers such as George and Robert Stephenson, Thomas Telford and Isambard Kingdom Brunel created Britain's rich bridge heritage that features many world firsts and we can learn much from their ground-breaking designs.
Written by an experienced bridge architect, this book includes:
An introduction to bridge aesthetics
An outline of British bridge development
Advice on parapet treatment and bridge lighting
A glossary of bridge terms
This book offers a comprehensive overview of how the best of British bridges marry aesthetic considerations with engineering ingenuity.
Hardback with dust jacket, 224 pages, colour photographs, drawings