Density, but not too much density…..

This is an interesting interview with Richard Florida on NPR Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan. They discuss different types of urban density.

http://www.npr.org/2012/07/31/157664837/want-to-make-a-creative-city-build-out-not-up

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Trampoline Bridge

http://style.time.com/2012/10/19/trampoline-bridge-proposed-across-the-seine/

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2012/oct/22/trampoline-bridge-bounce-river-seine-paris

I realize I’m posting yet another bridge, but I just can’t help myself. While this solution might not be a “realistic” solution to crossing the river, there is something to be said for pushing the boundaries of conventional thinking. I hope it inspires us to think creatively about the possibilities. They re-imagined the mode of travel (bouncing) and the materials (inflatable tubes and trampoline).