The most unusual bridges
Bridges are one of the most complex architectural structures. That is why the creation of each bridge is a challenge to architects, designers and engineers who need to the maximum use of their skills and talents to build a really robust and elegant structure. That's the architectural and engineering masterpiece is just dedicated to our review of the most unusual bridges in the world.
wind and solar bridge Solar Wind
In the Italian region of Calabria is a competition of the old bridge transformation projects coming through the canyon, into something new. Architects Francesco Colarossi (Francesco Colarossi), Giovanna Saracino (Giovanna Saracino) and Luisa Saracino (Luisa Saracino) submitted to this contest your project called Solar Wind, assuming the conversion of this building in wind and solar power, from which will feed on several neighboring towns.
The German architectural firm GERB Engineers has built a very unusual bridge in Germany. It looks like the construction of a huge dragon, towering over the surrounding area, on the back of which just drive cars.
But Denver authorities do not care about cars and even pedestrians, but the animals and insects, which are very difficult to live when their timber crosses a busy highway. But for small animals and it will create a bridge connecting together two pieces of wood, cut through the highway I-70 West.
The Egyptian pyramids are a clear refutation of the belief that the sand can not build anything eternal. Apparently, the creators Krusrak bridge, located in the Netherlands, are hoping that their child will stand for nothing less than the Pharaohs tomb. After the bridge is done just as a pyramid.
Bridge and "lefties" and "righties"
Despite the fact that China and Hong Kong are now one country, movement in China - right-sided, and in Hong Kong - the left. And this creates a special inconvenience in crossing the administrative border between them. Therefore builds a bridge between the two cunning design, when driving a car which automatically changes its position relative to the lane on the road.
Even more strange is the structure of the bridge, built architectural firm WXY Architecture in the Chinese province of Sichuan. If looking for something as similar visually to this unusual bridge, it is probably the closest to it will be a double helix of the DNA molecule.
The Bridge over the River Thames - a new boulevard in London
In the center of London as the center of any large city in the world, there is absolutely no space for further development. Therefore, the architect James Gardner (James Gardener) proposes to develop still virtually untouched expanses of water. As an example, he cites his project modular bridge High Tide Street, which will become the new London Boulevard. The same modules from which it will be, will be cafes, shops, theaters, libraries and other establishments and institutions.
Football bridge from Adidas
Adidas company has built for his money unusual footbridge crossing the busy highway. This bridge is unusual in that it looks like the goalkeeper of the football team (namely, the legendary German goalkeeper Oliver Kahn), Warped jump for flying to the gates of the ball.