Video Archive | Brooklyn Bridge (1)

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Christine Hawley presents a series of drawings entitled The Mesh Ground, which use a minimal structure that both supports the...

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Christine Hawley presents a series of drawings entitled The Mesh Ground, which use a minimal structure that both supports the building and encloses it. She quotes Konrad Wachsmann’s observation that the catenary cables of the Brooklyn Bridge are the most specific definition of three-dimensional space and far more precise than traditional wall or windows. She discusses Wachsmannn’s design for a universal link.