February 27, 2018

February marks the anniversary of the death of French structural engineer Jean-Rodolphe Perronet, renowned for his stone arch bridges, particularly the Pont De la Concord in Paris. Perronet advanced...
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December 15, 2016

December is the anniversary month for both the birth and death of Gustave Eiffel, best known for the tower in Paris that bears his name and the armature for the Statue of Liberty. Alexandre...
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October 8, 2013

Last month I traveled to France on vacation. Beyond the obvious reasons, we were really excited because we planned to stay with our former landlords. Recall that I spent six months of 2009 enjoying...
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