aMDL: tbilisi bridge aMDL: tbilisi bridge
jan 18, 2013

aMDL: tbilisi bridge

‘tbilisi bridge’ by aMDL, tbilisi, georgiaimage © gia chkhatarashvili

 

 

 

milan-based practice aMDL have recently completed the ‘tbilisi bridge’ connecting avlabari and rike over the kura river in the middle of the city, embodying the idea of peace as it connects two opposing areas with their own unique cultures. designed as a sinuously elegant canopy of concentric steel rings connected by lateral members. glass panels provide a protective skin across the walkway which is completely suspended from the overarching structure. it is also an ideal landmark for locals and tourists alike to meet and is set to become an important monument for the city.

image © gia chkhatarashvili

two-way round tube steel structure supports the thin walkwayimage © gia chkhatarashvili

walkway under a protective glass skinimage © gia chkhatarashvili

a contemporary design amidst a historic cityimage © gia chkhatarashvili

becomes a landmark in the landscapeimage © gia chkhatarashvili

  • Love the elegant design!

    Chael says:
  • Cool contour. Looks like a waste of space to just be a bridge with that large canopy. That said, reminds me of my own Reverse-Dual-Arch-bridge designed like a sine-wave. http://youtu.be/PVSTuw8nthI?t=32s

    LincolnHo says:
  • Looks great, but it’s this “Reverse-Dual-Arch-bridge” that I’d like to see more about…

    Bedlamite23 says:

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