Success through Failure: The Paradox of Design by Henry Petroski
English | 2008 | EPUB | ISBN: 0691122253 | 256 pages | 3 Mb
Design pervades our lives. Everything from drafting a PowerPoint presentation to planning a state-of-the-art bridge embodies this universal human activity. But what makes a great design? In this compelling and wide-ranging look at the essence of invention, distinguished engineer and author Henry Petroski argues that, time and again, we have built success on the back of failure–not through easy imitation of success.