Mechanical Engineering

  • Millenium project ‘The Challenge of Materials Bridge’

    The Challenge of Materials Bridge was a millenium project.  The challenge for the architects was to suspend a bridge constructed from glass planks weighing 8 tons suspended by 186 piano wires. The wires arranged into 8 groups, each group fastened to a fail safe load cell which supports the 16m span bridge over the bustling reception area […]