Maillart, Robert, 1872-1940

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Maillart was a Swiss civil engineer who revolutionized the use of structural reinforced cement. He was the outstanding designer of reinforced concrete bridges and buildings during his lifetime. His major works are the leading examples of structural art, and models and photographs of them are still exhibited in art museums.

From the guide to the Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive, 1920-1959, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

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creatorOf Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive, 1920-1959 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsFriend Center for Engineering Education
creatorOf MAILLART, ROBERT. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Maillart, Robert, 1872-1940. Bridges. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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Structural engineering--Switzerland--20th century
Reinforced concrete construction--Switzerland--20th century
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Civil engineers--Switzerland--Drawings
Bridges--Switzerland--Design and construction--Drawings
Structural design--20th century
Buildings--Switzerland--Design and construction--Drawings
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Birth 1872-02-06

Death 1940-04-05

Swiss

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