Thursday, 20 February 2014

Ice-Climbing Structures Are Mind-Blowing Experimental Architecture

Ice-Climbing Structures Are Mind-Blowing Experimental Architecture
Feb 20th 2014, 17:40, by Geoff Manaugh

Ice-Climbing Structures Are Mind-Blowing Experimental Architecture

The design and fabrication of artificial ice-climbing structures is an incredibly creative yet widely overlooked form of experimental architecture. The resulting constructions are often astonishing: ice-covered loops, ledges, branches, and towers reminiscent of the playful 1960s experiments of Archigram, yet serving as some of the most spatially interesting athletic venues in all of today's professional sports.
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