Megastructures and Masterminds - Great feats of Civil Engineering in Southern Africa
Year Published: 2015
Author: Tony Murray
ISBN Number: 978-0-624-07276-8
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Summary: Megastructures and Masterminds takes you inside some of the most remarkable construction projects in Southern Africa. Each chapter is a fascinating look into the construction of major structures like passes and tunnels, bridges, dams, harbours and lighthouses. It includes 33 of these structures, amongst others the Du Toitskloof Pass and the Huguenot Tunnel, the Victoria Falls Bridge, Kariba Dam, Durban Harbour and Agulhas Lighthouse.
It also tells the stories of the civil engineers behind these projects, and how through imagination, inspiration persistence and technical expertise they literally changed the face of the country.
Stock Code: TD/SAI/MSAMM
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