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Bridge of the knows


What most NCE readers will know, and what the public needs to know, is the fact that a structure like the Millau Bridge can be designed and built entirely by engineers to be pleasing and impressive without any input at all by architects.

The converse is not true however, and no architect would even know how to start to design and build such a structure unless backed by a team of engineers.

The only really important thing that engineers can and should learn from Lord Foster is the art of self advertisement and self promotion.

DN Holt (M), 57 The Gardens, Watford, WD17 3DN

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