Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

The New Gateway Between East and West

Book - 2017
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"This book chronicles in detail the various phases of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which is the third to connect Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus straits. From its design and engineering concept to its realization, this book offers detailed insights through a historical essay, texts, interviews, illustrations, diagrams, and stunning photography. The book pays particular attention to the engineering accomplishments of the bridge, through a series of drawings and photographs that explain the process of its realization and its operative functionality. It also captures, through specially commissioned images by renowned photographer Michel Denance, the experience of the traveler crossing the bridge from Europe to Asia, its presence as a major work of infrastructure in the landscape, and its relation to the city of Istanbul"--Publisher website.
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2017.
ISBN: 9780847860784
Branch Call Number: 624.2309 YAVUZ S
Characteristics: 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm


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