DNA-Shaped Suspension Bridge Inspired by Olympic Games' Five Rings
Architecture firm Penda and engineering firm Arup have teamed up to undertake the ambitious goal of redesigning the suspension bridge, with their newly commissioned project to build the San Shan Bridge in China. The bridge will be completed in time for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, and will span across the Gui River connecting Beijing’s city center to Zhangjiakou. The inspiration for San Shan Bridge is a combination of the Olympic symbol and its five rings, the location’s…
Trinity Church, Lower Manhattan (with its bridge connecting the church to its offices at 74 Trinity Place). The bridge was built to help people get across the street safely from the church - cars tend to speed up on this stretch of Trinity Place as they came out of the #Brooklyn Battery Tunnel.
Popsicle Bridges! For this activity, the set-up was simple. I separated the students desks by 1 foot, gave each group 25 Popsicle sticks and 3 feet of tape. Their goal was to make the strongest and most aesthetically pleasing bridge across the great desk divide!