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Bridges, Man . . .

2011-07-04_0820

So I spaced out and totally totally missed the deadline for Design by Many’s pedestrian bridge competition.  C’est la Vie, that’s what I get for going on vacation.  But you, my friend, can still participate by getting in on the community voting.

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Anyway, looks like the other submissions blow this little twisty out of the water, but I will post my Vasari file here for your amusement and dissection.

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It has parameters to adjust the span and curvature of the bridge

 

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The basic construction is a repeating segment

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A twisted helical net on the outside

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A suspension cable system supporting the deck. 2011-07-04_0808

 

But I’m pretty sure that, at the moment, the main structural systems are good intentions and hope.

Bridges, Man . . .

3 comments:

  1. that was great!
    thanks for revit file

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  2. very cool. Reminds me of this one in Manchester:
    http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTJYqHkYhG7kRhaWRQubqPA257AU25xcBzhx99kj6HGQwlqnRGW&t=1

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5e/Arndale_Bridge_interior.jpg/170px-Arndale_Bridge_interior.jpg

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  3. Nicely done, only 2 Revit entries on there. And none using adaptive components :)

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