Maillart's Bridges DVD
Taking an unconventional approach to relating the life and work of Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart, this documentary by Heinz Emigholz focuses on up-close examinations of Maillart's extraordinary bridges, which revolutionized the use of reinforced concrete. Both praised and criticized by peers for his achievements, Maillart occupies a unique place in the world of architecture. 114 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English, German; Subtitles: English; biography; interviews.