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letters In praise of Schlaich and Peter Moro

Jorg Schlaich is not well-known enough in Britain; and so I fear your report of his Lubetkin lecture (aj 15.10.98) might suggest that his 'big idea' is only the extraordinary solar chimney project. Certainly his engineering is wonderful - his cable-net cooling tower being among the most astonishing - while his bridges (particularly the pedestrian ones) are really beautiful and often quite unexpected.

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