The arch bridges – pragmatism and poetry of form

Number: Issue 8(2008)
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The page spacing of the article: 76-82
How to quote an article: V. Zotova, Albert Lantukh-Liashchenko The arch bridges – pragmatism and poetry of form. Dorogi і mosti [Roads and bridges]. Kyiv, 2008. 8. P. 76-82 [in Ukrainian]


National Transport University, Kyiv, Ukrainе
National Transport University, Kyiv, Ukrainе


This paper is dedicated to analysis the forms of arch bridges and prospects application on the highway roads of Ukraine. It is marked, that the arch bridges together with riches and expressiveness of the architectural forms, are enough economical.


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