Peter Rice
continued
Sources
P.B. Ahm, F.G. Clarke, E.L. Grut, P. Rice, Design and construction of the Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Part 1, Vol.66, Issue 4, pp.557-593, London, November 1979
T. Barker, A. Guthrie, N. Noble, P. Rice, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, The Arup Journal, Vol.18, No.1, London, April 1983
Kevin Barry, ed., Traces of Peter Rice, The Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2012
Andre Brown, The Engineer's Contribution to Contemporary Architecture: Peter Rice, Thomas Telford Publishing, London, 2001
Peter Buchanan, Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Complete works, Volume one, Phaidon, London, (1993) reprinted 2007
John Fleming, Hugh Honour, Nikolous Pevsner, The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture, Penguin, London, 1991
Jonathan Glancey, Architecture: Genius expressed in nuts and bolts: Peter Rice is an engineer revered by the world's top architects. Jonathan Glancey met him, The Independent, 1st July 1992, accessed online 21st November 2012
Sir Edmund Happold, Essential Engineer, review of Rice's 'An Engineer Imagines', in Journal of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (RSA), January/February, pp.85-86, 1995
David Messent, Opera House Act One, David Messent Photography, Sydney, 1997
Peter Murray, The Saga of the Sydney Opera House, Spon Press, London and New York, 2004
Neil Parkyn, Bringing Dreams into Daylight, Architect Builder Contactor and Developer, July/August 1992
Peter Rice, RIBA Gold Medal Address, 1992, reprinted in RIBA Journal,
September 1992
Peter Rice, An Engineer Imagines, Artemis, London, 1994
Peter Rice, Engineers in Design, lecture delivered to Arup employees, Wednesday 7th January 1990, Edward Lewis Theatre, 46 Cleveland Street London, viewed on DVD courtesy Arup
Peter Rice, Exploring the Boundaries of Design, talk recorded by Monica Pidgeon in 1986, available online at www.pidgeondigital.com (payment or subscription required, reference P8610
Peter Rice, Lightweight Structures: Introduction, The Arup Journal, Vol.15, No.3, London, October 1980
Peter Rice, Menil Collection Museum roof: evolving the form, The Arup Journal, Vol.22, No.2, London, Summer 1987
Peter Rice and Hugh Dutton, Structural Glass, E & FN Spon, London, 1995
Peter Rice and Alistair Lenczner, Pabellon del Futuro, Expo'92, Seville 1992, The Arup Journal, Vol.27, No.3, London, Autumn 1992
Peter Rice, Alistair Lenczner, Tristram Carfrae, Andrew Sedgwick, The San Nicola Stadium, Bari, The Arup Journal, Vol.25, No.3, London, Autumn 1990
Andrew Saint, Architect and Engineer: A study in sibling rivalry, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2007
Nathan Silver, The Making of Beaubourg: A Building Biography of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, The MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1994
Derek Walker and Bill Addis, Happold: The Confidence to Build, Happold Trust Publications, London, 1997
Bernard Tschumi, GA Document Extra 10, ADA EDITA, Tokyo, 1977
Design and construction of the Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Part 1, Vol.66, Issue 4, pp.557-593, London, November 1979
Traces of Peter Rice, an Arup film, made to accompany the exhibition of the same name (London, Dublin, Paris), 2012, accessed via YouTube (December 2012)
Working Details: External Walls and Roof: Football Stadium: Renzo Piano, Architects' Journal, London, 6 June 1990
Interview with Henry Bardsley, 19th June 2012, by telephone, and correspondance by email with Mark Whitby, August 2012
Interview with Tristram Carfrae, 3rd July 2012, by telephone
Interview with Mike Dowd, 12th June 2012 (by telephone), discussion on 21st November 2012 with Mark Whitby, discussion on 29th April 2013 with Jane Joyce, and contribution to Peter Rice oral history meeting on 29th April 2013 at Institution of Structural Engineers (History Study Group)
Correspondance with Catherine (Kitty) Gibney, 7th May 2013 and 2nd October 2013, by email
Interview with Ian Liddell (William Ian Liddell, co-founder of Buro Happold), July 2012, by telephone, and correspondance by email with Mark Whitby, August 2012
Interview with Professor Peter Morice, 31st May 2012, by telephone
Correspondance with Maurice Rice, 11th May 2013, by email
Interview with Sylvia and Kieran Rice, 9th July 2012, and correspondance with Kieran Rice by email in July 2012
Interview with Jane Wernick, 30th May 2012, by telephone
Interview with Jack Zunz (Gerhard Jack Zunz), 2nd July 2012, at his home, and correspondance by email and telephone in July 2012
"Peter Rice: the James Joyce of engineering", meeting of the History Study Group, Institution of Structural Engineers, led by Mark Whitby and Jane Joyce, gathering of oral history (sound recordings, ET archive), various contributors, 29th April 2013, Belgrave Square, London
Engineering Timelines and Ruby Kitching would like to thank Arup for the generous assistance provided in the preparation of this article, and for access to the image library and achive material. Particular thanks go to Ed Clark, Pauline Shirley, Jennifer Greitshus and Francesco Anselmo.
We would also like to thank William O'Reilly of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and Professor Terri Boake of the University of Waterloo, Canada.
And a special thank you to the Rice family.
introduction  •  early life  •  Ove Arup & Partners and Sydney  •  Structures 3  •  Centre Georges Pompidou  •  Rice, Piano and Rogers  •  glass structures + RFR  •  lightweight structures  •  Full Moon Theatre  •  traces of an engineer  •  selected works  •  sources
main reference  AEI
portrait of Peter Rice  courtesy Arup

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