10 Unusual and Creative Bridges

10 Unusual and Creative Bridges

Beautiful bridges and creative bridge designs from all over the world.

Henderson Waves Bridge

The highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore. This 9 km structure connects Mount Faber Park with Telok Blangah Hill Park. [link]

Henderson Waves Bridge

Aiola Island Bridge

Designed by Vito Acconci, this ‘island’ has a sunbathing area, a trendy bar and a coffee house, plus it allows you to cross the Mur River in Graz, Austria. [link]

Aiola Island Bridge Bar

Langkawi Sky Bridge

This beautiful sky-bridge in Malaysia is suspended at 700 metres above sea level and spans 125 across the mountains, offering magnificent views of the Andaman Sea and Thailand’s Tarutao Island. [link]

Langkawi Sky Bridge

Magdeburg Water Bridge

Located in Germany, this 918-metre navigable aqueduct water bridge bridges the River Elbe to connect two important German shipping canals; the Elbe-Havel Canal and the Midland Canal. [link]

Magdeburg Water Bridge

Tianjin Eye Bridge

Giant observation wheel is constructed on a bridge over the Haihe River in the city of Tianjin, China. [link]

Tianjin Eye Bridge

Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge

Cable-stayed bridge in São Paulo, Brazil. This bridge is unusual due to its form, which is similar to an “X”. It is the only bridge in the world that has two curved tracks supported by a single concrete mast. [link]

Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge

Staircase Bridge

Unusual staircase bridge that covers a distance of 56 metres. [link]

Staircase Bridge

Banpo Fountain Bridge

The fountain bridge that crosses the Han river in the Seoul capital of South Korea is a major tourists attraction. [link]

Banpo Fountain Bridge

Python Bridge

Beautiful modern bridge located in Amsterdam’s Eastern Harbor. [link]

Python Bridge

Rolling Bridge

Rather than a conventional opening bridge mechanism, consisting of a single rigid element that lifts to let boats pass, the Rolling Bridge gets out of the way by curling up until its two ends touch. [link]

Rolling Bridge

Also check out: Glass Skywalk, Moses Bridge, and LEGO Bridge

  1. michael soriano

    interesting set!

  2. Jen Dragon

    Opening on the weekend of Oct. 2 will be the World’s highest pedestrian bridge over the Hudson River in New York (about 50 miles north of NYC). Go to http://www.walkway.org to see it in process…

  3. itsbrandnew

    in the rolling bridge it looks like it would take forever to get across!

  4. Megan

    Wow, never knew water bridges existed.

  5. Le Hoa

    it’s so amazing!!

  6. Emilia

    What about The Gateshead Millennium Bridge over The Tyne in Newcastle? That should definitely make the list! It changes colour and winks like a massive eye… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gateshead_Millennium_Bridge

  7. Eri

    Wow! Very x100 Gooooood!:)

  8. team

    Banpo Bridge it’s beautiful!!

    i wanna go to seoul in south korea.

  9. delere

    Very cool. My hats off the the engineers who figure this stuff out!

  10. jocelyn

    the rolling bridge is cooool!!!
    the idea is very usefull to make something different.

  11. John Smith

    Langkawi Sky Bridge- WOW!
    Water Bridge- Never knew such a thing existed.
    Banpo Fountain Bridge- That looks amazing. Must go next year when I go to Seoul.

    Cannot believe they didn’t include the tallest bridge in France.

  12. Brandie

    The Henderson Wave Bridge more like is 900m long and not 9000!
    The trail leading from Telok Blangah Hill Park to Mount Faber Park is 1 km (1000m) long. Still very impressive bridge with beautiful views of the city / ocean.
    Must see when in S-pore, especially by night.

  13. hilmi

    Come to langkawi guys..the bridge is amazing!And so the other bridges here..nice..

  14. Reilly

    nice :D

  15. siavash azari

    very nice …

  16. Anselmo Bittencourt

    Uma verdadeira obra de arte.

    - A true work of art

  17. kadal

    water bridge……wow

  18. MySelf_v1

    i’ll never pass on this one -> Langkawi Sky Bridge

  19. James Anzalone

    Rolling bridge wins

  20. Bhoopal Singh

    Rolling bridge is a differnt and unique structure.It is great engineering.

  21. hallablue

    what if someone was walking across rolling bridge at 1200 hrs??? uh-oh….
    but awesome designs

  22. queen

    banpo bridge its a lot prettier in pictures..plus u dnt need to worry bout the smell from the han river..fountain dnt turn it on often..

  23. amiriah37

    that was so awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Minjas

    and what bout Suramadu bridge? haha

  25. kelly Tozarin

    I loved the Rolling Bridge!But the others are amazing also! The Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge is fairly near my home, and it’s really beautiful, especially at night.

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