John Soane and the wooden bridges of Switzerland architecture and the culture of technology from Palladio to the Grubenmanns

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Published by Archivio del Moderno, Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera italiana, Sir John Soane"s Museum in Mendrisio, Switz, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Soane, John, -- Sir, -- 1753-1837 -- Contributions in architecture,
  • Soane, John, -- Sir, -- 1753-1837 -- Knowledge -- Bridges,
  • Wooden bridges -- Switzerland -- Design and construction,
  • Architecture and technology -- Switzerland

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-231) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Angelo Maggi and Nicola Navone.
SeriesCataloghi, Archivio del Moderno, Accademia di architettura Mendrisio -- 8, Cataloghi (Università della Svizzera italiana. Archivio del moderno) -- 8
ContributionsMaggi, Angelo., Navone, Nicola., Sir John Soane"s Museum., Università della Svizzera italiana. Archivio del moderno.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTG365 .J65 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16498432M
ISBN 108887624240
LC Control Number2006421209

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