Bridges connect, enabling transport and communication. They also have a symbolic function. Their constructions can be quite different, ranging from the clapper bridges in Dartmoor to the industrial beauty of the bridge over the Firth of Forth. Of course forces are important - a topic you discussed in physics class. We’re going to think about and experiment with different materials and constructions, closing with a contest: who will design the best and most beautiful light-weight bridge?
This is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The other 9 most beautiful or well known bridges are found here.
An awesome looking bridge made by Luuk Spijker
Download Bridge designer 2016 and design bridges at home.
Spaghetti bridge building contest TU Delft 2010
Spaghetti bridge building contest slow motion video