In developing the STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SLIDE LIBRARY as a comprehensive resource for teaching structural and architectural engineering at college and university level, I felt there was a need to devote a volume to the work of one structural design company. Leonhardt, Andrä and Partners of Stuttgart, Germany, was an ideal choice for this project. One of Europe’s leading structural design companies, its staff has been on the leading edge of many developments in engineering over the past 40 years. Their name has been particularly associated with the development of incrementally launched bridges, cable-stayed bridges, cable-net structures, and prestressed concrete television towers.
The University of California at Berkeley has compiled a sizeable archive of slides of work by Leonhardt, Andrä and Partners of Stuttgart, Germany. Images are categorized according to their architectural characteristics, the type of material used, or the type of structure pictured. Text content also details some of the structures pioneered by the architecture firm. Useful for architectural case studies and research.