Happold: The Confidence to Build

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9780419240709: Happold: The Confidence to Build

This monograph explores the life and work of Sir Edmund (Ted) Happold (1930-1996) and the legacy he has left to the engineering profession. He was renowned internationally as a practitioner, a research guru and an industry spokesman. He was Head of the School of Architecture and Building Engineering at the University of Bath, the principal of Buro Happold consulting engineers and the engineer who helped create such seminal buildings as the Pompidou Centre, the Conference Centre at Mecca, the Sports Hall at Jeddah, the Diplomatic Club at Riyadh, the Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Center and Kowloon Park in Hong Kong and the Aviary in Munich.
This book acknowledges the role he played during a professional life that spanned some thirty years and also explores the relationship between engineering and architecture and design.

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Dr. Bill Addis is now on academic in the Department of Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Reading.

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""A serious yet fascinating look at Ted Happold's life and work, with fine pictures and relevant diagrams and sketches..""-Building Design "This wonderful book should be a mandatory read for anyone who is remotely interested in talent and motivation whatever one's discipline. An inspirational book coviring teh various aspects of his life and work.."-"Nick Butler RSA Journal, Jan 4, 1998 "This beautifully illustrated and written book should be compulsory reading, especially for those who are in the early stages of thier careers, in order to give us all a renewed 'confidence to build'."-The Structural Engineer, May 5 1998, Vol 76 No 9

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Bill Addis; Derek Walker
Editorial: Taylor & Francis (1998)
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