Aesthetic Problems in Contemporary Concrete Bridge Design

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Title: Aesthetic Problems in Contemporary Concrete Bridge Design

Author(s): Julius G. Potyondy

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 23

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 7-18

Keywords: abutments; architectural concrete; architecture; bridges (structures); education; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; structural design

Date: 1/1/1969

Abstract:
After the introduction of reinforced and prestressed concrete in bridge construction, our technology and bridge aesthetics entered into a new world. The great advantage of concrete is that it can be cast into almost any shape by a "cold" process.