ZIMMERMAN Bernard Zimmerman, a co-founder of the architecture department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, a 35-year faculty member and a leading practitioner in Southern California, died on June 4 in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 79. Zimmerman, who helped start the department in the early 1970s, was a “vocal critic and demanding instructor to many,” says faculty colleague Kip Dickson. He was president of his own Los Angeles firm, Zimmerman Architects and Planners, and a partner in several other locally based companies. Zimmerman co-founded the Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design and helped launch its
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.