Index

Note: page references in bold refer to main encyclopedia entries on the topic; references in italic refer to illustrations.

A. O. Smith Research Building (Milwaukee), 87

Abbas I, 191–193

Abomey Royal Palaces (Benin, Africa), 1–2

Academic building, Leicester University Engineering building (Leicester, England), 108

The Acropolis (Athens, Greece), 2–5, 3, 227, 240

Adams, Julius W., 47

Adhesives, 88

Adler, Dankmar, 313

Afsluitdijk (between Den Oever and Wieringen, the Netherlands), 5–6

Agneta Park (Delft, the Netherlands), 128

Aguirre, José Maria, 303

Airavateswarar Temple (Darasuram, India) 46

Airplane hangars (Orvieto, Italy), 6–8, 304

Airports, 7, 8, 9, 64–66, 107, 251, 304, 335

Airship hangars (Orly, France), 8–9

Airships, 8, 107, 251

Air-supported structures, 251

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge (Kobe, Japan), 9–10, 10

Alberobello trulli (Italy), 10–11

Alberti, Leon Battista, 80–90, 259

Alexander, William, 353

Algeria, Timgad, 342–344, 343

La Alhambra palace(Granada, Spain), 11–13

Almere, 162

Alpine railroad tunnels (Switzerland), 13–14

American Indians

Anasazi cliff dwellings, 201–202

Cahokia Mounds, 49–51, 50

tepees, 36

Amphitheaters. See Arenas and stadiums

Amsterdam Arena (the Netherlands), 275–276, 276

Amsterdam Central Station (the Netherlands), 14–16, 15

Amsterdam 2000, 87, 349

Anasazi cliff dwellings, 201–202

Angkor Wat (near Phnom Penh, Cambodia), 16–18, 17, 38

Appian Way (Italy), 18–19

Aqueducts

Hezekiah’s Tunnel (Jerusalem, Israel), 153–155

Pont du Gard (Nimes, France), 254–256, 255

Pontcysylite Aqueduct (Denbighshire, Wales), 256–257, 257

Arch of Trajan, 342

Archigram, 19–20, 162, 252

Arenas and stadiums

air-supported structures, 251

Amsterdam Arena, (the Netherlands) 275–276

Bank One Ballpark (Phoenix, Arizona), 276

B.C. Place Stadium (Vancouver, Canada), 251

Circus Maximus (Rome, Italy), 70–71, 71

Colonial Stadium (Melbourne, Australia), 276

Colosseum (Flavian Ampitheater) (Rome, Italy), 70, 76–79, 78, 275

Giovanni Berta Stadium (Florence, Italy), 7

Houston Astrodome (Texas), 275

Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minneapolis), 251

Miller Park (Milwaukee), 276

retractable roofs, 275–276, 276

Silverdome (Pontiac, Michigan), 251

Sports Park Main Stadium (Otta Prefecture, Japan), 276

tensile-stress structures, 336

Toronto SkyDome (Canada), 275

Arniches Moltó, Carlos, 303

Arrábida Bridge, 190

Artemiseion (Ephesus, Turkey), 20–21, 20, 149, 227

Asklepieion (Epidaurus, Greece), 338–340, 339