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By Pier Luigi Nervi, Robert Einaudi

Here's a verbal and pictorial representation of the credo that has guided one of many world's such a lot wonderful architects all through his profession. "Architecture is, and has to be, a synthesis of expertise and art." utilizing approximately two hundred drawings and images, together with plans, attention-grabbing info, numerous levels of development, and either inside and external perspectives of a few of his significant works, Mr. Nervi indicates how his philosophy is positioned into perform. touching on so much of his vital tasks, he discusses strategies to varied useful and building necessities the place he used precast and cast-in-place concrete, emphasizing the richness of this fabric. Mr. Nervi stresses some great benefits of bolstered concrete, which, he says, permits larger flexibility and makes it more uncomplicated to meet his triple call for of economic system, technical correctness, and aesthetic pride. In predicting the way forward for structure he stresses the need of architectural recommendations which are functionally and technically sound. His ultimate comments difficulty his rules concerning the right process learn for structure scholars, education that would produce architects with a "far higher technical experience than long ago, a technical feel which ends up in a relentless look for monetary efficiency."

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