Gallery of Penda Designs Bridge Inspired by Olympics Rings for 2022 Beijing Winter Games - 4
penda has proposed a design for the 'san shan bridge', providing a gateway between the dense city of beijing and the undulating river valleys in the north. scheduled to coincide with the olympic winter games in 2022, the bridge's sequence of arches form a pre-stressed double-helix and is influenced by the olympic symbol. see more about the project on #designboom #penda @chrisprecht_penda
The bridge design that will have you tied up in knots
The bridge design that will have you tied up in knots | Designed by Amsterdam-based NEXT architects, it this month won an international competition to design a pedestrian bridge across Meixi Lake in Changsha, China.
Amsterdam-based firm NEXT Architects has created a spiraling sculptural staircase titled The Elastic Perspective that seemingly leads to nowhere, but in fact provides a lookout point with panoramic views. The looping oxidized-steel structure is located in an industrial precinct, near to railway tracks, sitting prominently on a grassy hillside on the outskirts of Rotterdam, appears to be endless but instead leads at its highest point to an unhindered view of the city’s skyline in the…