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BUILDING
 
 
Clifton Bridge
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DESIGNER
 
 
Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Clifton Bridge, Bristol, England, Avon
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VIDEO
 
 

A How The Bridge Was Built from Clifton Suspension Bridge on Vimeo.



Why the bridge was built from Clifton Suspension Bridge on Vimeo.



Clifton Suspension Bridge Movement from Clifton Suspension Bridge on Vimeo.

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
United Kingdom
State
England
Region
South West
Unitary authority
Bristol
Town
Bristol
Address
Avon river
 
 
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Transport buildings and structures
Bridges and walkways
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1829 - 1831     project winner of competition
Realisation
1831 - 1864
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Adrian Andrews, Michael Pascoe, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Broadcast Books, Bristol 2008
David J. Brown, Bridges, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York 1993, p. 67
Geoffrey Body, Clifton Suspension bridge, Moonraker Press, United Kingdom 1976
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 11 [I. La genesi dell’architettura moderna]
Derrick Beckett, Great Buildings of the World. Bridges, Paul Hamlyn, New York 1969, pp. 65-75
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ADDITIONS AND DIGRESSIONS
 
 
February 23, 2006
Coinciding with the bicentenary of the Brunel's birth, Royal Mail had issue a set of 6 stamps depicting some buildings of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Lenght
m. 412
span m. 214,05
Widht
m. 9,4
Height
m. 101 above high water level
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CREDITS
 
 
Photos © Adrian Pingstone, Denis Doukhan, Esther Masana Far


Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Clifton Bridge, Bristol, England, Avon



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