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Weave Bridge

 

Christopher Thompson
https://www.flickr.com/people/eagleapex/
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

145 foot long pedestrian bridge at UPenn featuring a steel truss with scissored top chords. The structure is principally composed of steel “ribbons” wrapped around the rectangular user space.

The structure was conceptualized by Cecil Balmond of Arup’s Advanced Geometry Unit.

Role: Internal Consulting Engineer with Ammann & Whitney