Paper Bridge

It used to be my neighbourhoud, not Cumbria, but Lancashire.
Though, the  Lake Distric was a quite familiar destination for me and my friends.
So, I got quite emotional  when I read about this paper bridge….

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It is a site-specific landscape installation made of 22,000 sheets of red paper by environmental artist Steve Messam.

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It was built without glue, bolts or any other fixings and instead relies on authentic architectural principles used in the dry-stone walls and the original packhorse bridges that dot the Lake District to hold it up.

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The temporary structure,will be open to the public for 10 days from 8 May and all the paper used will then be returned to the paper mill for recycling.

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2018-03-17T16:10:49+00:00

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