“the tai ping bridge project is a reconstruction and surface renovation project of a historic 300 year-old bridge. the project reconciles the historical, existing masonry construction with modern techniques of pre-cast concrete. the bridge was reprogrammed as a public space, built and planed with the help of volunteers and villagers.”

23/07/2012 § 1 Comment

 

rufwork, tai ping bridge (2009)

 

a great small intervention in the guizhou province of china by rural urban framework – aka rufwork.  another aspect of the project which isn’t visible in the photographs was the reconstruction of a collapsed arch in the bridge.

 

tiny interventions

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title + images]     the title and imagery come from rural urban frameworks website. check out more pictures and other projects.

[more interventions]     this came to mind while writing this mornings post, on david kohn’s skyroom.

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