Warm Up Exercise, October 23-24, 2018 (with supplement)

SHORT ESSAY: (Do before researching today’s assignment) Large public projects like bridges, can make a statement about a city’s identity. What does the Golden Gate Bridge (opened in 1937) tell you about San Francisco? What does the Brooklyn Bridge (opened in 1883) tell you about New York? Address the year in which each was built and the style of construction.

Golden Gate Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION: Only do the supplement below if you are one of the three students who have two engineering classes. Otherwise, do not proceed.

SHORT ESSAY:  Large public projects like bridges, can make a statement about a city’s identity. What does the Sydney Harbour Bridge (opened in 1932) tell you about Sydney, Australia? What does the Fort Pitt Bridge (opened in 1959) tell you about Pittsburgh? Address the year in which each was built and the style of construction.

Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Fort Pitt Bridge
Fort Pitt Bridge