There’s something satisfyingly über-utilitarian about a bridge. It gets you from one point to another. But several recently completed bridge projects internationally demonstrate how this workaday construction type can also deliver serious regenerative effects to its surroundings, as well as function as a bold aesthetic or metaphoric statement.
We take a Calatrava-free look at a number of new crossings, which literally and figuratively elevate the experience of moving through the public realm. See you on the other side.
Contents in brief:
Event Agenda March 2016
Architonic Photo Tours: Maison&Objet 2016 and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Get over yourself: new bridge architecture
Material Tendencies N° 13: Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results N° 50: Performance spaces
Inspiring Spaces N° 42: Bridges
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic
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