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Me inside the wonderful Ciolo Bridge at Gagliano del Capo (Lecce), built in 1967 by A. La Tegola according to the Maillart technique. The bridge over the sea fjord is in fact composed of a thin arch and a stiffening deck, features that make it one of the rare examples of Maillart bridges in Italy

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Comment by Maria Chiara Virgili on November 10, 2013 at 3:53pm
Yes David!! Sorry for my late answer... Didn't see your comment or deleted my answer for error. Don't remember!! I'm so sorry. At any rate ...yes. It is!i'm Just elaborating it with kangaroo and millipede! it is possible that I will take for example another more significant bridge!!
Thanks for your interest!!
Comment by Nick Tyrer on October 10, 2013 at 5:21am

Ahh right, I understand, thank you. I look forward to seeing the grasshopper mailart translation/research

Comment by Maria Chiara Virgili on October 9, 2013 at 5:47pm
For your consideration and interest :) this is something (in Italian sorry..) about Antonio La Tegola!! http://www.aracneeditrice.it/pdf/9788854824515.pdf
Comment by Maria Chiara Virgili on October 9, 2013 at 5:05pm
No is not by R.Maillart. Only the tecnique and structural type are the same. La Tegola is an italian eng but not so famous... I've done a research on this bridge and I know that :) otherwise is obvious that Salginatobel and other pure (and signed) Maillart bridges are better than this one..it is infact an Italian example, different in terms of construction and historical period. The reason of this post is only linked to the rarity of similar works in Italy! I'll post other examples as soon as possible :)
Comment by Nick Tyrer on October 9, 2013 at 10:41am

so was the bridge built by Mailart or just in his technique? i googled 'A. La Tegola' but it only comes back with a place. Its impressively thin/simple but to be honest i don't think its one of his best...

Comment by Arthur Mamou-Mani on October 9, 2013 at 5:06am

hahah I think it was meant to be a profile picture?

Comment by David Rutten on October 9, 2013 at 5:02am

Grasshopper project?

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