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" the utility of both iron and beton could be greatly increased for building purposes through a properly adjusted combination of their special physical qualities, and very much greater efficiency be reached through their combination than could possibly... "
Hearst's International - Page 1162
1906
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 23

1883
...conclusively developed that the utility of both iron and b6ton could be greatly increased for building purposes, through a properly adjusted combination...very much greater efficiency be reached through their association than could possibly be realized by the exclusive use of either material, separately, in...
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Concrete: The Vision of a New Architecture

Peter Collins, Kenneth Frampton, Réjean Legault - 2004 - 364 pages
...Ward demonstrated that 'the utility of both iron and béton could be greatly increased for building purposes through a properly adjusted combination of...material separately in the same or in equal quantity'. With scientific precision, he ascertained their deflection, shear strength and resistance to fire,...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 1883
...building purposes, through WHOLE No. VOL. CXVI — (THIRD SERIES, Vol. Ixxxvi.) 7 a properly-adjusted combination of their special physical qualities, and...equal quantity. Experience had long ago proved, that, uprotected iron, associated with combustible materials, is altogether unreliable for building purposes...
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