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Eduardo Torroja

Spanish civli engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Eduardo Torroja
Full name: Eduardo Torroja y Miret
Born on 27 August 1899 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Europe
Deceased on 15 June 1961 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Europe
Father of José Antonio Torroja
Place(s) of activity:
1923

Diploma in civil engineering

1925

Roof for the Zarzuela Hippodrome

1929

Tempul Aqueduct

1933

Algeciras Market Hall

1936

Water reservoir for Madrid

1939

Professor, Escuela de Caminos in Madrid;
Director of the Instituto Técnico de la Construcción y del Cemento

1959

Crée la International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

consultant
designer
engineer

Bibliography

Relevant Publications

  • Antuña Bernardo, Joaquín Prestressed Constructions without Steel presented at Third International Congress on Construction History, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany , 20th-24th May 2009.
  • Antuña Bernardo, Joaquín The Evolution of the Work of Eduaro Torroja presented at Second International Congress on Construction History, Queens' College, Cambridge University; 29/03-02/04/2006.
  • Billington, David P. The Tower and the Bridge, Princeton University Press, Princeton (USA), ISBN 069102393X, 1983; pp. 183-188
  • Billington, David P. & Payá Zaforteza, Ignacio La torre y el puente, CINTER, Madrid (Spain)
  • Billington, David P. & Schlaich, Jörg Der Turm und die Brücke, Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften, Berlin (Germany), 2013
  • Chilton, John Heinz Isler, Thomas Telford Publishing, London (United Kingdom), ISBN 0727728784, 2000
  • Fernández Ordóñez, José Antonio & Navarro Vera, José Ramón Eduardo Torroja, Ediciones Pronaos, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8485941403, 1999
  • Ochsendorf, John & Antuña Bernardo, Joaquín Eduardo Torroja and «Cerámica Armada» presented at First International Congress on Construction History, Madrid, 20-24.01.2003.
  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 506-7
  • Ricken, Herbert Der Bauingenieur, Verlag für Bauwesen, Berlin (Germany), ISBN 3345002663, 1994; pp. 232-3
  • Rüsch, Hubert Eduardo Torroja in "Beton- und Stahlbetonbau", August 1961, n. 8 v. 56
  • Torroja y Miret, Eduardo The Structures of Eduardo Torroja, Ministerio de Fomento, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8449804620, 2000
  • Torroja y Miret, Eduardo Philosophy of Structures, University of California Press, Los Angeles (USA), 1958
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Created: 02/01/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014