The ‘Grand Siècle’, which saw the art of engineering reach a pinnacle of refinement, still echoes down to us three centuries later, in the second decade of the 21st century. Not all the explorers of the future have turned to the promised miracles of ‘smart’ technology. Some of them, without the slightest trace of nostalgia, continue to tread the traditional paths and pursue the art of mechanical mastery. May their quest be a long and happy one.
Source: Europa Star March 2015 Magazine Issue