Bridge Typogram

Crossing looming chasms, and spanning peaks topographic, this splendid suspended structure is erected typographic. Towers, stacked into the sky, suspend a cambered deck. Anticipating load deflection – enabling triumphant trek.

A diagram of a suspension bridge, composed of the names of its parts using typography.
Bridge Typogram
by Aaron Kuehn

Take pause, crosser on the central span. Contemplate this work of man. The biggest obstacles to face can be vaulted o'er with grace. Stand upon a sound foundation, perspective elevate and stay. Transcend the physical separation with a technically tensile touché. Epic journey through the fog, mystical walk o'er the water – more than merely transitory, the story is a teaching. Unbroken, iconic, harmonic, and leaping!

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A diagram of a suspension bridge, composed of the names of its parts using typography. Includes the location and relationships of the deck, span, truss, tower, pier, cutwater, saddle, suspender, cables, abutment and anchorage. A useful and educational infographic for structural engineering and architecture students and professionals.