An event to test your bridge design skills
You are invited to show your skills in a bridge design and building contest.
The goal is to bring student, professors and staff from all Swiss universities together in a technical and artistical challenge. Contestants are invited to use their knowledge and creativity to desin a cardboard bridge resisting the highest load possible compared to the self weight of the structure. Prizes will be given to the most resistant structure and most aestetic design.
Three prizes will be given to the most resisting bridges according to the ratio between the supported load and the self weight of the structure.
1st prize strength : 600 CHF
2nd prize strength : 400 CHF
3rd prize strength : 250 CHF
Three prizes will be given by a jury to the most aesthetic structure but resisting at least 50 times their self weight .
1st prize innovation : 600 CHF
2nd prize innovation : 400 CHF
3rd prize innovation : 250 CHF
One prize will be given after a public vote .
Audience prize : 600 CHF
The event will take place on Wednesday the 27th of February 2013 at the EPFL, in Lausanne.
You are encouraged to register by sending an email titled ‘CARDBOARD BRIDGE’ with the name of the team members and the name of your School/University at the following adress:
If the number of registered partipicants is too large, the committee will limit the number giving priority to the first 30 registrated teams.
Organization: Triponez Ken Jun & Santoni Valerio