Photo by AP Wideworld The Chicago hospital's design pioneered complex curvilinear structure. Related Links: Prentice Women's Hospital on the Betrand Goldberg Official Website Paul Goldberger on the Fight to Save Chicago's Prentice Hospital In the early 1970s, Bertrand Goldberg Associates, my father's architectural and engineering practice in downtown Chicago, was a whirlwind of activity that created many memorable structures. Now, one of his practice's most important creations is threatened by the wrecking ball and Northwestern University. The city of Chicago, where architecture is revered, should preserve it.During those years, Bertrand Goldberg Associates designed projects at Harvard, Stanford and Northwestern. After
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.