Bridges and Their Avant-Garde Architecture

Maria J. Zychowska


Throughout the history of our civilization people
constructed bridges, viaducts, overpasses and other types of
engineering structures designed to overcome deep gorges and
vast rivers. The reasons for doing it were functional necessities.
But on the other hand new big structural forms and their new
aesthetics values intrigue observers, mostly because of the
innovativeness. New forms emanating its technical beauty, free of
decorations or decorative details, with the charm of repeated
huge arches, anchor ropes or riveting rhythm have impressed
people both two thousands year ago and now.


Aesthetic, architecture, bridge, history

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