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Old 01-27-2017, 12:39 PM   #1
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It is in a development in San Marcos called Kissing Tree. The entrances and retaining walls are done the same way.
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Old 01-27-2017, 06:43 PM   #2
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A ton of work went into it. I will give them that. It would be nice though, if there was a little acknowledgement of stone as a structural material in the design. (Especially considering it's a bridge). Also the flat spots at arch tops detracts.

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The flat spots in the arch caught my eye first, and although I appreciate the work that went into this project, it's layout is kind of weird.
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Not my taste but I definitely appreciate the artistry


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Lot of work, probably pretty good craftmanship, but man that is funky.
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It is right on the Llano upthrust, there are some sections of roadcuts that you drive through that resemble it, tilted stratified rock layers. The top is weird though.
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I could build something pretty similar to this, but with the stone being structural. Dry stone even. And I would have fun building it.
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Amazing job! I bet it feels good when you pass by a massive piece of art every day (or at least once in a while).
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Amazing job! I bet it feels good when you pass by a massive piece of art every day (or at least once in a while).


Your post triggered the thought of the diverse and artistic effort put into the buildings and bridges of Columbus Indiana, a town famous for architecture. While they are mostly not masonry,here are some photographs of bridges that are artistic and interesting.

https://www.google.com/search?q=brid...w=1366&bih=638
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Your post triggered the thought of the diverse and artistic effort put into the buildings and bridges of Columbus Indiana, a town famous for architecture. While they are mostly not masonry,here are some photographs of bridges that are artistic and interesting.



https://www.google.com/search?q=brid...w=1366&bih=638


Yea there is alot of interesting architecture there. My wife grew up there and the MIL still lives there


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[QUOTE=Windycity;6168985]Yea there is alot of interesting architecture there. My wife grew up there and the MIL still lives there


Yea,not to high jack this thread,but here are some photographs of the diverse architecture of Columbus Indiana.


https://www.google.com/search?q=arch...w=1366&bih=638

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