Engineering Design

Made in Wuhan, China

Edited by Thomas Herzog, Zhihong Jin, Baofeng Li, Li Wang, and Yongming Xu

Engineering Design

Edited by Thomas Herzog, Zhihong Jin, Baofeng Li, Li Wang, and Yongming Xu

Distributed for Hirmer Publishers

80 pages | 60 color plates | 11 x 11 4/5
Paper $29.95 ISBN: 9783777420295 Published September 2013 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA only
A city of ten million, Wuhan is the engineering center of China, a site of remarkable functional architecture on a breathtaking scale. This book features photographs, plans and accounts of major projects found in or originating in Wuhan, along with analyses of twenty-four the most impressive engineering works in China, including the Three Gorges Dam, power plants, tunnels, and bridges. In the process, the book reveals the unique culture of engineering in Wuhan, an approach that refuses to differentiate between the functional and the aesthetic—and that views engineering skill and knowledge as essential for pushing design forward.


The Beauty of Engineering Lies in its Perfection


Engineering Art: Pictures of Buildings in Wuhan

The Yangtze Three Gorges Project

Xiamen-Xiang’an Submarine Tunnel in Fujian

The WISCO No. 1 Blast Furnace

Yangtze, Yellow River, Coast and Gulf Bridge Projects China Railway Major Bridge Reconaissance & Design Institute (BRDI)

BRDI Projects in the Yellow River Basin

BRDI Coast and Gulf Projects

BRDI Projects on the Yangtze (Survey, Design, Consulting and Supervision)

The East Lake Landscape

Donghai Bridge

Hankou Beach Park

The Hanxi Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)

Passenger Cars – Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., First Factory

Commercial Vehicles – Dongfeng Heavy Truck Commercial Vehicle Joint Factory

The Puqi Power Plant

The Geo-Museum in Wang Wushan World Geopark

The Geo-Museum in National Yellow River Geopark

The Dinosaur Museum in Xunxian National Geopark

The Siduhe River Bridge

The Nanjing Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge

The Landscape Planning of Wuhan Avenue

The Airport Motorway Section

The Third Ring Road Section

The Jinqiao Avenue Section

The Huangpu Avenue Section

The Xudong Avenue Section

The East Lake Section

The Wuhan Yangtze River Tunnel

The Wuhan Tianxingzhou Yangtze River Bridge

The Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway

The Xinhai Revolution Museum

Yellow Crane Tower

The Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge

Dazhimen Railway Station

The Old Library of Wuhan University

The German Consulate, Wuhan

The Jiang Hanguan Customs House

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