Melaragno, Michele G.

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MELARAGNO, Michele G. American (born Italy), b. 1928. Genres: Architecture. Career: Keys Associates, Providence, RI, structural engineer, 1959-60; consulting engineer, Providence, 1960-63; City of Johnston, RI, city engineer, 1963; City of Bristol, RI, city engineer, 1964; consulting engineer, Providence, 1964-66; Kansas State University, Manhattan, assistant professor of architecture and building sciences, 1966-69; Clemson University, Clemson, SC, associate professor of architecture and building sciences, 1969-74, director of graduate studies at center in Genova, Italy, 1973-74; University of North Carolina at Charlotte, professor of architecture and building sciences, 1974-. Private practice of civil engineering, 1970-. Publications: Simplified Truss Design, 1980, 2nd ed. as Simplified Truss Design: A Key to Transearent Architecture, 1986; Wind in Architectural and Environmental Design, 1981; Dizionario delle Unita di Misura (Dictionary of Units of Measurement), 1989; Quantification in Science: The VNR Dictionary of Engineering Units and Measures, 1991; An Introduction to Shell Structures: The Art and Science of Vaulting, 1991; On Two Wheels: A Strategy of Survival for the Affluent and the Poor, 1994; Monumento Sotto Accusa: Monuments on Trial, 1994; Monumenti Sotto: Monuments on Trial, 1994; Forli Forli Fortezza Fu: A Town of Stones in the Samnium, 1994, 2nd ed, 1995; From the Blind Point of View, 1994; Buildings of Charlotte, 1994; Severe Storm Engineering for Structural Design, 1996. Contributor to journals. Address: College of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]