Eladio Diestel Architect l his thin shell vaulting roof construction of bricks and ceramic tiles - cheaper and lighter than reinforced concrete, doesn't require ribs or beams l Salto Bus Terminal, Uruguay
This is the front of the Mediopadana railway station in Reggio Emilia, Italy. It is foreshortened in the picture. The architect/engineer is Santiago Calatrava of Spain. Check Google for pics of his other spectacular work. The photo was taken by Antonella Sacconi. Prints can be purchased on her fotoblur page. While the picture looks gray, you are actually looking at steel painted white. Enjoy.
Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower: named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
This collection includes many common connection details between two or more architectural elements so crucial in ensuring a building envelope is waterproof a...