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8 WORLD FAMOUS PARABOLIC ARCHES

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8 WORLD FAMOUS PARABOLIC ARCHES
The Golden Arches
Sydney Opera House
Tyne Bridge
England, United Kingdom
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney, Australia
Kintai Bridge
Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
Submitted To:
Mrs. Blossom Barcenas

Submitted By:
Group 2

Airy Forest Pavillion
Heydar Aliyev Center
St. Louis Gateway Arch
Architects
: Eero Saarinen, Hannskarl Bandel
Purpose
: It is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis.
Location
: Memorial Drive, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Architect
: Jørn Utzon
Purpose
: 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.
Location
: Bennelong Point, Sydney, Australia
Tyne Bridge
Architect
: Mott, Hay and Anderson Engineering Firm
Purpose
: It links Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead
Architect
: members of the local Amis tribe
Purpose
: 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.
Location
: Guangfu, Hualien, Taiwan


Architect
: Stanley Meston
Purpose
: 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. 
Location
: Des Plaines, Illinois
Description
: 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
Architects
: John Bradfield, Thomas S. Tait, Ralph Freeman
Purpose
: It carries rail, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore.
Kintai Bridge
Architect:
Kikkawa Hiroie
Purpose
: 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.
Architect:
Zaha Hadid
Purpose
: 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.
Location
: Baku, Azerbaijan
Group 2
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