Jul 31, 2012

Habitable Bridges Stage a Comeback

"The habitable bridge, out of favor since the Renaissance, has been making a bit of a comeback. After the I-670 cap opened in Columbus, Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid designed this stunning habitable bridge in Zaragoza, Spain, completed in 2008 (pictured above). The following year, architect Steven Holl, whose designs often include sky-borne passages, completed an apartment complex in Beijing where a swimming pool, bookstore and cafe hang between buildings."