Local footbridge

Discussion in 'Landscape and Architecture' started by Dave Farnes, Dec 24, 2020.

  1. Dave Farnes

    Dave Farnes Well-Known Member

    Well, it is no Queensferry bridge, but it took lot of engineering to make it wheelchair accessable.



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  2. Pete Askew

    Pete Askew Admin

    What a super study, Dave. That first composition, while unusual, is very effective I think.
  3. Dave Farnes

    Dave Farnes Well-Known Member

    Thank you Pete. It is a huge thing by local scale, hard to know what to "do" with it photographically.

    I like the way they used rough sawn planks for the shuttering, leaving the woodgrain imprint in the concrete. Same technique as used in the Royal Festival Hall.

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  4. Rob MacKillop

    Rob MacKillop Edinburgh Correspondent

    You are right, Dave: it ain't no Forth Bridge, but it's just as useful and photogenic, as you have proved.
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