Pier Luigi Nervi

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Birthday
21, 1891
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jan 9, 1979 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1891
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jan 9, 1979 (87)

About

Italian engineer best known for his contributions to structural engineering via the use of reinforced concrete. He is responsible for renowned structures like The Pirelli Tower in Milan.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Bologna and became a professor of engineering at Rome University in 1946.

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He has been awarded Gold Medals by the Institution of Structural Engineers, the American Institute of Architects, and the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Family Life

He had a son named Antonio.

Associated With

He collaborated with American architect Pietro Belluschi on the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in San Francisco, California.

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