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MetalsMyths: Timeline of Metals in Architecture and Engineering

Research output: Other conference contributionPaper, poster or abstractScientific


Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Publication typeNot Eligible
EventPost-Ductility: Metals in Architecture and Engineering. Columbia Conferences in Architecture, Engineering and Building Materials - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Columbia University, New York, United States
Duration: 30 Sep 200931 Oct 2009
Conference number: 3


CountryUnited States
CityNew York
Internet address


MetalsMyths is a visualization of the technological and cultural history of metals as a single genealogical branch traced from prehistory to the present, with a significant discontinuity occurring in the modern era. It also provides a survey of technical and cultural development and architectural projects. Metalsmyths includes the work of the speakers participating in the conference Post-Ductility, which comprises a tribute to groundbreaking work in metal.


  • Metals, Architecture, Engineering