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Bridges Exploring New Shapes and Materials

Speaker: Juan Sobrino, CEO, Pedelta, Barcelona, Spain
Series: CEE Departmental Seminars
Location: Bowen Hall Auditorium
Date/Time: Monday, November 9, 2009, 04:30:00 p.m. - 06:30:00 p.m.

Abstract:

Juan Sobrino established his design office Pedelta in Barcelona in 1994. Since then, he has been creating amazing bridge designs which explore new materials and shapes. His designs are perfectly adapted to the environment and have become landmarks of the cities where they have been built. In his talk, Juan will overview his major works to explain how an open and creative engineering design can become an impelling element for society development and progress.

Please note that this seminar will also have Laurent Ney as a speaker.