Dreaming the future
This book is an opportunity to pay tribute to one of the most spectacular inventions of human ingeniousness: the bridge.
The bridge is the most natural response to the needs for the union and connection of a community. The Roman emperors imagined it when they had to
overcome an obstacle that separated them from an enemy to be defeated, or when they needed quick and safe connections to govern the provinces of their huge
empire. The Etruscans had already built bridges, discovering the advantages of the arch bridge. After that the art of building bridges became sacred as the corporation of bridge builders glimpsed in their architecture a divine expression.