G.C. Skipper

G. C. Skipper is a freelance writer who covers the business and construction industries. He is based in Tuscaloosa, Ala. For more information about Topcon scanning equipment, visit www.topconpositioning.com.


Iwakuni's Legacy

By G.C. Skipper
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Nearly 340 years ago, an exceptional team of engineers, mathematicians and surveyors in Japan joined forces to produce an architectural marvel--the wooden Kintai Bridge in Iwakuni.Originally built as a gateway to the Iwakuni Castle across the Nishiki River, the bridge is the oldest of its type in the country and is viewed as one of the most important historic properties in Japan.
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In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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