0 Likes

Ponte Juscelino Kubitschek
Brazil

WIKIPEDIA: "The Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge (Portuguese: Ponte Juscelino Kubitschek), also known as the President JK Bridge or just the JK Bridge, crosses Lake Paranoá in Brasília, D.F. It is named for Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, former president of Brazil, who in the late 1950s decided to build Brasília as the new capital of the country. It was designed by architect Alexandre Chan and structural engineer Mário Vila Verde.

The main span structure has four supporting pillars submerged under Lake Paranoá, and the deck weight is supported by three 200-foot tall asymmetrical steel arches that crisscross diagonally. The decks are suspended by steel cables alternating at each side of the deck, interlacing in some kind of twisted plane (parabolic like). The entire structure has a total length of 1,200 m, and it was completed at a cost of US$56.8 million (R$160 million - Brazilian Reais, current 2003). The bridge has a pedestrian walkway and is accessible to bicyclists and skaters."

Copyright: Willy kaemena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 04/03/2010
Updated: 03/02/2012
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Rodrigo Carletti
Bridge JK
Alexandre Brandão - ab360
JK Bridge
Alexandre Militão
Orla
Alexandre Militão
Ponte JK - Full Moon
Alexandre Brandão - ab360
Lookout abandoned in QL 26 south lake. allows the view of the city of Brasilia
Alexandre Brandão - ab360
Lookout abandoned in QL 26 south lake interior
Alexandre Militão
Outro Pier da Raia Sul
Alexandre Militão
Pier da Raia Sul
Alexandre Militão
Parque da Ermida Dom Bosco
Alexandre Militão
Ermida Dom Bosco
Alexandre Militão
Pier da Ermida Dom Bosco
Marcio Cabral
DJ FEDERER
C B Arun Kumar
Neemrana Fort Amphitheatre
mouret-vincent
Cascade-De-Gairaut-Nice-France
C B Arun Kumar
Lotus Pond, Neemrana
Richard Chesher
Warrior's Leap Mare Loyalty Islands
Emile Duijker
Marco do descobrimento in Porto seguro
Gregory Panayotou
Halfway Water : Between the OverWater bungalows
Gregory Panayotou
Sunset Moonrise
Costas Vassis
Sivota marina
Toni Garbasso
Bridge over the Piave river
dieter kik
Phare Ste Marine
Jeffrey Martin
Fantova Kavarna Gigapixel
mouret-vincent
cimetery of Menton and view on old Menton
Willy Kaemena
Berliner Dom - DDR Museum
Willy Kaemena
VT 628
Willy Kaemena
Combino3
Willy Kaemena
Frankenbahn
Willy Kaemena
Triebwagen 49 "Molly"
Willy Kaemena
Linie1 bis Mahndorf 2. April 2013
Willy Kaemena
Bremen Stadtwald Nov. 1, 2011
Willy Kaemena
Oeresund Train
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel Syria
Willy Kaemena
Melaka Merdeka 2004
Willy Kaemena
Amtrak Roomette
Willy Kaemena
Times Square New York
More About Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.Text by Steve Smith.