glass suspension bridge spans between two cliffs in china's shiniuzhai park glass suspension bridge spans between two cliffs in china's shiniuzhai park
sep 29, 2015

glass suspension bridge spans between two cliffs in china's shiniuzhai park

glass suspension bridge spans between two cliffs in china’s shiniuzhai park
image © sina

 

 

 

appropriately titled ‘brave men’s bridge’, a suspended crossing made entirely from glass has opened in the chinese province of hunan. spanning between two cliffs within the shiniuzhai national geological park, the 300 meter-long structure is elevated 180 meters above ground, offering visitors a terrifyingly memorable experience. the shanghaiist reports that each 24mm thick (1 inch) panel used is 25 times stronger than regular glass.

 

the bridge we build will stand firm even if tourists are jumping on it,’ a local construction worker assured the state-owned china news service. ‘the steel frame used to support and encase the glass bridge is also very strong and densely built, so even if a glass (panel) is broken, travelers won’t fall through.’

china glass suspension bridge brave men's bridge haohan qiao shiniuzhai park designboom
the 300 meter-long structure spans between two cliffs
image © sina

china glass suspension bridge brave men's bridge haohan qiao shiniuzhai park designboom
the glazed surface offers visitors a memorable experience
image © sina

china glass suspension bridge brave men's bridge haohan qiao shiniuzhai park designboom
the 1 inch thick panels used are 25 times stronger than regular glass
image © sina

china glass suspension bridge brave men's bridge haohan qiao shiniuzhai park designboom
the structure is elevated 180 meters above ground 
image © sina

  • Signs at either end: “Boxer shorts available in our gift shop.” ..no thanks.

    Jim

    jimCan says:
  • Cool and crazy this bridge!!!!

    Arredacasaonline says:

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