This weekend was the first phase of the Brighton i360 foundation pour. A total of 2500 tonnes of concrete was poured into the foundations over 12 hours starting at 6am on Saturday morning. On average a cement truck was coming on site every 5 minutes to one of 3 pumps. The pumps can put the concrete anywhere in the foundation. There was a small group of men for each pump using vibrators to remove air from the concrete and to make it level. I was on site taking pictures and I also shot a time-lapse of the pour.
I’ve been working for the Brighton i360 for almost a year now. I’ve previously posted pictures from my visit to Cif in Holland where the tower is being made and I also posted posted the first 8 month of a time-lapse which is documenting the entire build.
Fan blooming tastic…… More please.
You can see what I’ve written about and shots taken so far in these blog posts: https://lomokev.com/blog/category/brighton-i360/
Lost more to come though. Especially after this weekend.
Thats great what a brilliant subject to document, looking forward to the next phase. Do you have the time lapse from the top floor of that building still going?
Look at this blog post to see 8 months of the time lapse. I still have to process images from March – May when loads of exciting stuff happened.
What plans do you have for the arrival of the “cans” by barge from the Netherlands?. That should make for another and interesting dimension to the work so far.Multi camera? I’ve been following your other posts and look forward to further posts.
I’ve been super busy working for i360 so I have only just seen you comment. I shot the Cans arriving last week. I shot load of photos (obviously) and I shot special time-lapse from the beach which you can see on the i360’s youtube channel. I’ve also got 2 other time-lapse cameras on the roof of the Hilton and one in a flat above the Holiday Inn. Expect another blog post like this one with photos of the Can arrivals and the 1st can being put in the foundation soon.