Ove Arup
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introduction  •  early education  •  Christiani & Nielsen  •  London  •  Lubetkin & Tecton  •  war years  •  consultant & partner  •  Sydney Opera House  •  Kingsgate footbridge  •  character  •  total design  •  selected works  •  sources
Sources
Bill Addis, Building: 3,000 Years of Design Engineering and Construction, Phaidon, 2007
Ove Arup, Structural Honesty, talk to the Architectural Association of Ireland, 9th February, and London, 25th March 1954, in Irish Architect and Contractor, 4 (9)
Peter Blake, The Master Builders, Norton, New York, new edn. 1976
David Dunster, ed., Arups on Engineering, Ernst and Sohn, Berlin, 1999
Alan Holgate, The Art in Structural Design: An Introduction and Sourcebook, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1986
Peter Jones, Ove Arup: Master Builder of the Twentieth Century, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1986
Andrew Saint, Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2007
John S. Scott, Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering, Penguin Books, London, 4th edn. 1991
James Sutherland, Dawn Humm & Mike Chrimes, eds., Historic Concrete Background to Appraisal, Thomas Telford Publishing, London, 2001
Derek Walker, Bill Addis, Happold: The Confidence to Build, Happold Trust Publications Ltd, 1997
An Elegant Footbridge at Durham, in Concrete Quarterly (60), January - March 1964, pp.17-20
Ove Arup and Partners 1946 1986, London, Academy Editions, London, St Martin's Press, New York, 1986
The Key Speech, Ove Arup, in Arup Journel 20 (I), spring 1985
The Papers of Ove Arup: janus.lib.cam.ac.uk
Personal information and books loaned from Bill Cleary to whom very special thanks is due.
Special thanks also to Maria Scott, the author's grandmother, for her shared memories of Arup.
Further reading
Arup, O. N., The Engineer and the Architect, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers 13, August 1959, pp503-10, discussion pp.510-32
Arup, O. N., Art and Architecture: the Architect-Engineer Relationship, RIBA, August 1966, pp.350-9
Michael Brawne, Arup Associates: The Biography of an Architectural Practice, Lund Humphries, London, 1983
Philip Drew, Utzon and the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, 2000
Guy Hartcup, Code Name Mulberry: the planning, building, and operation of the Normandy Harbours, Newton Abbot, 1977
David Messent, Opera House Act One, Sydney, 1997
Patrick Morreau, ed., Ove Arup 1895-1988, Institution of Civil Engineers, London 1988
Peter Murray, The Saga of Sydney Opera House, London, 2003
Nervi, P. L., Aesthetics and Technology in Building, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusets, 1965
Andrew Saint, The Image of the Architect, London, 1983
Roger Scruton, The Aesthetics of Architecture, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1979
introduction  •  early education  •  Christiani & Nielsen  •  London  •  Lubetkin & Tecton  •  war years  •  consultant & partner  •  Sydney Opera House  •  Kingsgate footbridge  •  character  •  total design  •  selected works  •  sources
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