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Robert Maillart

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on 21 April 2014

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Robert Maillart
Significance
Revolutionized use of reinforced concrete in designs such as this, with a three-hinged arch as well as deck stiffened arches for use in countless bridges
Salginatobel Bridge 1929-30,
Schiers, Grisons, Switzerland
Schrähbach Bridge 1924
Schwyz, Switzerland
Owachomo
295 ft span
by :Maillart & Cie
Schwandbach Bridge
Span (37m)
Completed 1933

Deck-stiffened reinforced concrete arch bridge near Bern
160 completed structures
Concrete innovations
which will continue
to be drawn on for
years to come.
Sources:

https://fp.auburn.edu/heinmic/ConcreteHistory/Pages/timeline.htm

http://www.bridgesofdublin.ie/bridge-building/bridge-designers/robert-maillart

http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0000064

http://communedesign.tumblr.com/post/17160922950/robert-maillart-x-max-bill

http://www.greatbuildings.com/architects/Robert_Maillart.html

http://personal.strath.ac.uk/j.wood/Biomimetics/Inspirational%20people/Robert%20Maillart



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