Item description for Exploring Boundaries: The Architecture of Wilkinson Eyre by Peter Davey...
The London architectural firm Wilkinson Eyre Architects, founded in 1983, has been drawing attention since the 1990s with its wealth of innovative and imaginative designs -- notably its spectacular and structurally ambitious bridges. The best-known and most highly acclaimed are the Gateshead Millennium Bridge (2001) and the Floral Street Bridge (2003). The firm has won many prizes, including the RIBA Stirling Prize twice. It has also demonstrated the increasingly international scope of its activities by entering the competitions for the Guangzhou West Tower in China and the Tensegrity Bridge in Washington DC, USA.
This book offers detailed documentation of some 15 structures and projects, with special attention paid to the context of each design. The projects presented include the Stirling Prize-winning Magna Centre in Rotherham, UK; the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, UK; the Guangzhou West Tower in China; and the Gatwick Airbridge, UK, among others.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.18" Width: 8.98" Height: 0.94" Weight: 2.51 lbs.
Release Date Dec 11, 2007
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764375310 ISBN13 9783764375317
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More About Peter Davey
David Greenwood is Emeritus Professor of Antimicrobial Science at the University of Nottingham Medical School, having been Professor for 16 years. He has written, edited and contributed to many books in the field of Antimicrobial Science. Peter Davey is current President of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Professor of Pharmoeconomics at the University of Dundee and Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Tayside University Hospitals. Professor Roger Finch has authored more than 300 papers covering the fields of antimicrobial chemotherapy, lower respiratory tract infections and the pathogenesis of staphylococcal disease. He is currently European Editor of Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases and was formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Professor Mark Wilcox is Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Leeds, and is a Medical Microbiology Consultant. He is the Clinical Director of Pathology and the Director of Infection Prevention and Control for The Leeds Teaching Hospitals.
Peter Davey currently resides in Dorset. Peter Davey has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Dundee Lead Clinician for Clinical Quality Improvement Q.