Jean-Rodolphe Perronet

Jean-Rodolphe Perronet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-Rodolphe Perronet was a French architect and structural engineer, known for his many stone arch bridges. His best known work is the Pont de la Concorde. The son of a Swiss Guardsman, at 17 he entered the architectural practice of Jean Beausire, "first architect" to the city of Paris, as an apprentice. He was put in charge of the design and construction of Paris's grand sewer, embankment works and the maintenance of the banlieue's roads. In 1735, he was named sous-ing nieur to Alen on and in 1736 entered the Corps des ponts et chauss es. In 1737, he became sous-ing nieur, then engineer to the g n ralit of Alen onshow more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134920991
  • 9786134920995