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Tower Bridge Infographic

GE lights up London's must-see monument TÓWER BRIDGE worldwide partner Opened 30 June 1894 by the future King Edward VI Tetra Contour cable- GE's more efficient and more durable alternative to neon lighting - will follow the metal curves on either side of the towers and across the walkway. LED Projectors will enhance the architecture of the two towers; the system's three color options will allow the bridge to take on different looks for special events, such as the 2012 Olympic Games. When it was built, Tower Bridge was the largest and most sophisticated bascule bridge ever completed. 40% energy saving over current artistic lighting The framework was clad in Cornish granite and Portland stone to protect the underlying steelwork and to give the Bridge a more pleasing appearance. 3,500 walk under it. 40,000 pedestrians and motorists pass over Tower Bridge every day. The bascules take about a minute to raise to their max angle of 86 degrees. Raised over 18,000 times a year when first built, raised 100 times a year now. 45% energy saving over current street lighting GE LEDS and Floodlighting will offset the artistic lighting and showcase the beauty of the bridge and the two towers. Y) imagination at work = the position of the lighting

Tower Bridge Infographic

shared by JESS3 on Oct 04
London’s Tower Bridge is not only a major tourist attraction but also an exceptional achievement of engineering and architecture. In 2011, GE set out to design an innovative lighting system to illu...





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