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History of Technology: Civil Engineering

Croton Aqueduct

Croton Aqueduct over the Harlem River.

Useful Monographs


The history of civil engineering and that of architecture are closely associated and hard to separate, both as research fields and as subjects of technical publications. Important areas of research concern building design and technology, and bridge and tunnel construction. The historical record spans all ages from antiquity to the present.

Civil Engineering Landmarks