oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Millau Viaduct - a lesson for engineers? : opinion

Volume 13, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... CIVIL ENGINEERING ? JULY 2005 3 WHY IS IT THAT ENGINEERS allow others to take the credit for their achievements and remain stoically silent when this happens? Does this not lie at the very heart of our lack of recognition? Who remembers the epic efforts of Ove Arup and his team to realise the fl ights of fancy of the original architect for the Sydney Opera House? How many know the name of the designer of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg or the many brilliant water schemes without which the PWV area would not be the industrial heartland of the country? Even our professional magazines are often amiss in giving the credit to those ..

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