University of Jyväskylä

"Leonardo da Vinci’s Bridge made of Ice" - Project presentation on a world record attempt, taking place in Finland in 2016

Start date: Jun 09, 2015 08:30 AM

End date: Jun 09, 2015 10:00 AM

Location: Seminaarinmäki, H105

Presenters: Arno Pronk, Thijs van de Nieuwenhof, Roel Koekkoek (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Content:
A team of Dutch architects is returning year by year to the Finnish town of Juuka to build various amazing structures made of ice with the help of locals and volunteering students. In the winter of 2014 they have realized the "pykretedome" http://www.pykretedome.com/ and in 2015 Sagrada Familia in Ice http://www.structuralice.com/sagrada-familia-in-ice.html.

Come and learn about their ice events proposed for 2016: transformation of a stone quarry in to an ice paradise / realization of Leonardo Da Vinci's bridge in ice http://www.structuralice.com / realization of pavilion of Felix Candela / Structural Ice Symposium on 12 February, 2016 http://www.fabricforming.org / Book presentation about Leonardo Da Vinci by Dirk Huylebrouck (KU Leuven)
http://etopia.sintlucas.be/3.14/Leonardo%20meeting/Leonardo_meeting.htm / Ice sculptures by Rinus Roelofs http://www.rinusroelofs.nl/ and more.

Related links: www.structuralice.com

The project presentation is hosted by University of Jyväskylä's Department of Art and Culture Studies (TAIKU).

More information

Kristof Fenyvesi
kristof.k.fenyvesi@jyu.fi
+358408053324
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