From now on, development will come for decades at the hands of the engineer. He will achieve the new solutions
Sigfried Giedion writing of Crystal Palace in Space, Time and Architecture

Edited and photographed
by Harry Sowden

We have realised that only intimate integration of the
various parts or the various disciplines will produce
the desired result
Ove Arup

Article by
David Croft & John Hooper

This article contains additional technical information on the geometric calculations and the glass testing programme

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