Title: Aesthetic Problems in Contemporary Concrete Bridge Design
Author(s): Julius G. Potyondy
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 7-18
Keywords: abutments; architectural concrete; architecture; bridges (structures); education; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; structural design
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.