Journal: News & Comment

Wednesday, December 15, 2004
# 1:23:00 AM:

Ribbon in the sky

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That's one hell of a bridge they've got there.

Now, one of those articles says that, "Amidst all this hyperbole, it's easy to overlook one of the fundamental truths of modern engineering: it is extremely hard to build an ugly bridge."

That may be true of big, suspension and cable-stayed bridges, but here in Vancouver we have several examples of bridges that are not particularly attractive.

We do have some pretty ones too. But the new French bridge is indisputably lovely (at least from a distance).


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