03 September 2010

Bridges news roundup

New bridge plans attract criticism
Will Perth cycle bridge ruin golf course?

How we construct our reputations
Does the reputation of engineers stand or fall with their structures?

Elements of new Frick lab join to create 'best infrastructure' for chemistry
One of the new works now opening at Princeton University is Christian Menn's excellent Streicker Bridge, a deck-stiffened arch design with ultra-slender steel pipe supports. There's a lot more on this splendid design here, here and here.

Newport cuts it fine for Ryder Cup
New station footbridge by Atkins and Grimshaw looks like two giant hairdriers mating.

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