aMDL michele de lucchi studio: tbilisi bridge
aMDL michele de lucchi studio: tbilisi bridge aMDL michele de lucchi studio: tbilisi bridge
jan 18, 2013

aMDL michele de lucchi studio: tbilisi bridge

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 (also main image)

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

walkway under a protective glass skin
image © gia chkhatarashvili

a contemporary design amidst a historic city
image © gia chkhatarashvili

becomes a landmark in the landscape
image © 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.

    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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