NNYB Art and Life: The Twain Creatively Meets

“Combine the two, make the engineer sketch like an artist and make the artist analyze like an engineer, and you are half-way there.” — German designer and typographer Erik Spiekermann.

Model of two-column pier atop pile cap and piles against backdrop of its likeness/NNYB

Model of two-column pier atop pile cap and piles against backdrop of its likeness/NNYB

There’s art in the pile arrangements . . .

One of the largest approach span pile caps placed on a group of foundation piles/NYSTA

One of the largest approach span pile caps placed on a group of foundation piles/NYSTA

and in the pier columns . . .

Pair of pier columns that are ready for the project’s first-ever pier cap placement/NYSTA

Pair of pier columns that are ready for the project’s first-ever pier cap placement/NYSTA

and in the colorful super crane . . .

I Lift NY super crane makes first pier cap placement near Westchester shoreline/NYSTA

I Lift NY super crane makes first pier cap placement near Westchester shoreline/NYSTA

and evidenced by sculpture in the river . . .

Piers are topped w/prefabricated caps prepared offsite and delivered via barge/NYSTA

Piers are topped w/prefabricated caps prepared offsite and delivered via barge/NYSTA

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2015

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