The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 86 (2008) > Issues > Issue 14 > The search for structural efficiency - Professor W. Ian Liddell CBE
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The search for structural efficiency - Professor W. Ian Liddell CBE

Along with tall buildings long-span structures appear as landmarks in the development of structural and constructional engineering. Record breaking bridge spans and the column free enclosure of vast spaces enable engineers to showcase the technological concepts that enable their construction and of course there is always an interest in record breaking.