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019 September 2012

 

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JUANELO

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019

2012

September

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NEWS

 

DIGITAL LIBRARY

 

Digital library

 

The Fundación Juanelo Turriano library has digitised the first 40 issues (1923-1926) of the journal Ingeniería y Construccion: Revista Iberoamericana, which was published in Madrid until 1936. Any of these issues can now be downloaded in PDF format.

 

Download journal

NUEVO MILIARIO

 

Nuevo miliario

 

 

EL NUEVO MILIARIO (biannual bulletin on Roman roads, the history of roads and other subjects relating to historic geography), co-sponsored by the Fundación Juanelo Turriano, has now released its 14th (July 2012) issue.

 

Summary of contents:

 

- Caminos en torno a Segóbriga by Jorge Morín et alia

- La calzada del Gran San Bernardo by Giacomo Gillani and Giacomo Viazzo

- El papiro de Artemidoro y Cástulo by Enrique Gozalbes Cravioto

 

Go to El Nuevo Miliario website

Go to El Nuevo Miliario blog

 

"ARTIFEX", EXHIBITION AT SEGOVIA

 

Artifex

 

Preparations are now underway at Segovia's former mint to host the travelling exhibition "Artifex. Roman engineering in Spain". The exhibition is scheduled to open to the public on 5 October. Organised by CEDEX-CEHOPU around a Fundación Juanelo Turriano project, this showing has visited fourteen Spanish cities since 2006.

 

Artifex in the CEDEX Virtual Museum

 

 

OTHER CURRENT EVENTS

 

ENLIGHTENED HYDRAULICS

 

ENLIGHTENED HYDRAULICS

 

 

RED INTIC, in conjunction with the Residencia de Estudiantes, will hold a round table entitled "Enlightened hydraulics. Water in engineers' thinking, from the Count of Guadalhorce to Juan Benet" at 7:30 PM on 20 September at the Residencia de Estudiantes (auditorium).

 

Speakers:

 

- Miguel Aguiló, professor, Polytechnic University of Madrid

- Carlos Nárdiz, professor, University of A Corunna

- Fernando Sáenz Ridruejo, correspondent, Royal Academy of History

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FUNDACIÓN RODOLFO BENITO SAMANIEGO AWARDS

 

FUNDACIÓN RODOLFO BENITO SAMANIEGO AWARDS

 

The Fundación Rodolfo Benito Samaniego, in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Mechanical Engineers of Madrid, announces the 9th edition of its End of Course Design Competition. A 3 000-euro prize will be awarded to the best scientific-technological submission and 1 500 euros each to two honourable mentions.

 

Go to Fundación Rodolfo Benito Samaniego

 

19th INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE. INCUNA 2012

 

INCUNA 2012

 

 

INCUNA's (Industrial Archaeology Association) 2012 International Seminar will be held in association with the Second International Conference on Heritage and Regional Development under the title "Industrial heritage and cultural landscapes. Development memoirs".

 

The venue is Gijón in the Spanish province of Asturias and the dates 26 to 30 September.

 

 

BÓVEDAS: SU CONSTRUCCIÓN Y EMPLEO EN LA ARQUITECTURA (vaults: construction and use in architecture)

 

BÓVEDAS

 

This book was originally published in 1950. Its author, Henry J. Thunnissen (1890-1978), was a Dutch architect and engineer who, from the outset of his career in 1910-20, opted for vaulted architecture. The Instituto Juan de Herrera has now released Rafael García García's Spanish translation, with a preface by Santiago Huerta and a biographical note by Claudia Thunnissen.

 

It may be purchased from the institute (Tel.: 91 336 42 51 – libros.juandeherrera@gmail.com).

 

ARQUITECTURA HIDRÁULICA Y USOS DEL AGUA EN LA RIBERA BAJA DEL EBRO (hydraulic architecture and water use in the lower Ebro)

 

hydraulic architecture

 

Authored by Bolea Aguarón and Marta Puyol Ibort and published by the Comarca de la Ribera Baja del Ebro in Zaragoza in April 2012, this book describes the area's considerable hydraulic heritage, including mills, boatman's quarters, washing places and bucket wheels.

 

See bibliographic information

 

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