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Third International Congress on Construction History, Cottbus 2009 – Outlook

Third International Congress on Construction History, Cottbus 2009 – Outlook Steel Construction 1 (2008), Issue 1 Reports tion History Society (CHS), likewise with a practical orientation, had already been founded by the early 1980s. Since 1985 the CHS has been publishing the Construction History Journal, the best-known periodical in the field of construction history. In France, the large-scale exhibition “L’art de l’ingénieur” in the Centre Pompidou to mark the 250th anniversary of the foundation of the École des Ponts et Chaussées turned out to be a spectacular highlight [4]. The breakthrough towards a new international network of construction history came in Madrid in January 2003, when several hundred academics from all over the world met at the “First International Congress on Construction History” [5]. In 2005 another proposal came from Genoa, for the first European research atlas of the history of construction [6], and in the spring of 2006 Cambridge hosted the “Second International Congress on Construction History”. With about 300 delegates from all over the world, the Cambridge event showed that construction history had developed into a worldwide movement [7]. And with just a cursory glance at the agenda, the submissions and the papers produced for the congress, one cannot help but notice the extraordinary breadth of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Steel Construction: Design and Research Wiley

Third International Congress on Construction History, Cottbus 2009 – Outlook

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Wiley
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"Copyright © 2008 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company"
ISSN
1867-0520
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1867-0539
DOI
10.1002/stco.200890016
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Steel Construction 1 (2008), Issue 1 Reports tion History Society (CHS), likewise with a practical orientation, had already been founded by the early 1980s. Since 1985 the CHS has been publishing the Construction History Journal, the best-known periodical in the field of construction history. In France, the large-scale exhibition “L’art de l’ingénieur” in the Centre Pompidou to mark the 250th anniversary of the foundation of the École des Ponts et Chaussées turned out to be a spectacular highlight [4]. The breakthrough towards a new international network of construction history came in Madrid in January 2003, when several hundred academics from all over the world met at the “First International Congress on Construction History” [5]. In 2005 another proposal came from Genoa, for the first European research atlas of the history of construction [6], and in the spring of 2006 Cambridge hosted the “Second International Congress on Construction History”. With about 300 delegates from all over the world, the Cambridge event showed that construction history had developed into a worldwide movement [7]. And with just a cursory glance at the agenda, the submissions and the papers produced for the congress, one cannot help but notice the extraordinary breadth of

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Steel Construction: Design and ResearchWiley

Published: Sep 1, 2008

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