Bridges are built with the primary purpose for transportation, connecting parts of a country or countries. However, sometimes it transcends this normal idea to take another role: to emblazon a landscape.
Let’s check out the best 5 pedestrian bridges that are just mesmerizing to behold.
5. Lucky Knot Bridge- China
Not having to care about the heavy loads of vehicles, this is a pedestrian bridge and its design doesn’t have to follow a standard bridge’s as well. That’s why it has twisted shapes which was actually purposefully planned by Next Architects.
Pedestrians can get access to the bridge through eight entrances.
One of the most attractive site in the area
This is a popular spot for people to take great shots
The pedestrian bridge góe beyond the usual shape
4. Nine elm bridge- England
This pedestrian bridge spans to connect two sides of River Thames, London.
It was made in a collaboration between Sven Ole Hansen ApS and Robin Snell & Partners while AF Lighting and Aarsleff worked on the design. The bridge is raised up from a thin deck and two tapered shafts centering for the swirling ramps.
Its design is one of the kind
This pedestrian bridge spans to connect two sides of River Thames, London
3. Circular bridge - China
The circular bridge in Shanghai was built to fill the gap between entertainment and pressure of office. With the birth of the bridge, people could have easy access to different zones of the city in just some minutes. Imagine you only need some minutes to escape the office to grab a coffee.
The circular bridge helps people get easier access to services and entertainment
The bridge also helps reduce the pressure on the traffic
2. Webb Bridge - Australia
The pedestrian bridge was built to help people get to two sides of the river Yarra. But more than just bringing people easy access, it gives them chills crossing the bridge as well. The aesthetic designs helped it win the honored RAIA Joseph Reed Urban Design Award 2005.
The Webb Bridge is especially beautiful at night
The aesthetic designs helped it win the honored RAIA Joseph Reed Urban Design Award 2005
Video: Webb Bridge Melbourne
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1. Chunhua Footbridge - China
From above it forms the shape of a flower. Do you know that it was also the reason behind its name “Chunhua” meaning spring flower in English? The bridge costs the Chinese government a whopping amount of $7.8m~ N3b.
Its name means spring flower in English
It cost up to N3 billion to build
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