The function of a bridge is to take us from one side to another but architects get to show off their creative side in creating some amazing bridges.
Seri Wawasun Bridge – Putrajaya, Malaysia
The Seri Wawasun bridge was completed in 2003. This bridge has a futuristic appearance, looking a little like a sailing ship with its forward-leaning pylon and asymmetric cables. At night, changeable color lighting accentuates its appearance.
Puente de la Mujer – Buenos Aires, Argentina
This bridge is more contemporary, pedestrian bridge, completed in 2001. It is a sophisticated, elegant homage to women and curves over the Rio de la Plata. One can spend hours contemplating its angles and shapes.
Nescio Bridge – Amsterdam, Netherlands
This bridge has won three awards for its breathtaking form and beauty. It was completed in 2006 and spans nearly 2,600 feet. Pedestrians and cyclists use this bridge to cross over the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal.
Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, US
It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was completed in 1937 and was named one of the Wonders of the Modern World.
The Helix Bridge – Singapore
It twists right through the heart of Singapore, connecting the Marina Center and South. This pedestrian bridge was opened in 2010 and has five viewing platforms at strategic locations.