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8 WORLD FAMOUS PARABOLIC ARCHES
Transcript of 8 WORLD FAMOUS PARABOLIC ARCHES
The Golden Arches
Sydney Opera House
England, United Kingdom
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
Mrs. Blossom Barcenas
Airy Forest Pavillion
Heydar Aliyev Center
St. Louis Gateway Arch
: Eero Saarinen, Hannskarl Bandel
: It is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis.
: Memorial Drive, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
: Jørn Utzon
: It is a national cultural centre that has gained widespread recognition and respect as a performing arts venue, and includes a concert hall, opera and drama theatres, a playhouse and a studio.
: Bennelong Point, Sydney, Australia
: Mott, Hay and Anderson Engineering Firm
: It links Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead
: members of the local Amis tribe
: The project was conceived within the context of an art festival curated by Huichen Wu of Artfield, Taipei for Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau with the object of raising public awareness of a new growth forest that is being threatened by development.
: Guangfu, Hualien, Taiwan
: Stanley Meston
: The company filed a logo trademark
on an overlapping, double arched “M” symbol which is the first letter of McDonalds. The cool thing about the McDonalds arches is it create parabolas.
: Des Plaines, Illinois
: The distinctive roof comprises sets of interlocking vaulted ‘shells’ set upon a vast terraced platform and surrounded by terrace areas that function as pedestrian concourses.
Sydney Harbour Bridge
: John Bradfield, Thomas S. Tait, Ralph Freeman
: It carries rail, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore.
: The challenge was to build a bridge that would not get washed away and the result was this beautiful bridge. Even by the standards of modern bridge building, Kintai Bridge is an example of brilliant engineering. Moreover, the arches were built using metal straps and clamps for a structure of incomparable workmanship.
: The Center houses a conference hall (auditorium), a gallery hall and a museum. The project is intended to play an integral role in the intellectual life of the city. Located close to the city center, the site plays a pivotal role in the redevelopment of Baku.
: Baku, Azerbaijan