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Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum / Kengo Kuma & Associates

Completed in 2011 in Yusuhara-cho, Japan. Images by Takumi Ota Photography. This is a plan to link two public buildings with a bridge-typed facility, which had been long separated by the road in between. The museum...

DNA-Shaped Suspension Bridge Inspired by Olympic Games' Five Rings

Architecture firm Penda and engineering firm Arup have teamed up to undertake the ambitious goal of redesigning the suspension bridge, with their newly commissioned project to build the San Shan Bridge in China. The bridge will be completed in time for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, and will span across the Gui River connecting Beijing’s city center to Zhangjiakou. The inspiration for San Shan Bridge is a combination of the Olympic symbol and its five rings, the location’s…