POSTED ON: 12.13.2010
The structure of the bridge is informed by regional marine fabrication technology. As in a boat hull, a central torsion box and peripheral ribs make sinuous geometry possible, while providing strength and efficiency.
Our approach to the Providence bridge lighting offers safe passage for pedestrians and fulfills a signature role in the landscape. At night, the bridge will evoke an animated landscape through use of tiny luminous diodes.
The firefly, the joyful discovery of small lights on the water, and the network of new connections will enhance the vibrancy of Providence’s public realm.