festina lente bridge in sarajevo festina lente bridge in sarajevo
dec 14, 2012

festina lente bridge in sarajevo

‘festina lente bridge’ in sarajevo by alagic, bojan kanlic and amila hrustic



developed by designers adnan alagic, bojan kanlic and amila hrustic, the basic idea of the overpass is the union of the secular and spiritual and to establish a balance between left and right side. crossing the bridge is a unique experience because of it’s specific layout and views that we encounter when going through the gate, preparing users to enter into another dimension, awakening spirituality. built using steelwith aluminum trim and glass fencing, the technological solutions appropriate the design of the bridge in context to the location in sarajevo, becoming a symbol of the town. spanning 38 meters, the bridge creates a visual contrast to the landscapes, providing a communal place for gathering and interacting.
















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  • beautiful and innovative

    igg says:
  • without those banks it would be great to ride!

    julio egardo says:
  • agreed – lose the benches!

    skater rule!

    dbkii says:
  • great idea.
    good construction.
    bad lighting.

    marko says:
  • Good engineer to make that work as a single span

    mackenzie collins says:
  • I don’t quite understand the reason for the form which clearly has its own aesthetic. Two bridges meet halfway but are forced to coil around each other thus providing a visual obstruction to the surrounding scenery, whilst creating an awkward pedestrian cross over. Uncomfortable log seating positioned in the midst of this visual chaos.

    sultony says:

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