Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava‘s Peace Bridge goes across the Bow River in Calgary, Canada. Implemented by the city’s Council to promote healthy transportation, its helical design wraps a modern, bike-friendly viaduct.
Seoul-based Yeon Jae Won + Soo Jeong Heo envisioned a musical bridge that plays tunes whenever a bicycle rolls over it. Shortlisted for Designboom’s Seoul Cycle Design Competition, this melody maker adds a new dimension to city biking.
Dutch Next Architects designed a 2-way bridge that arches dramatically over a canal connecting the new and old part of the city of Purmerend, in The Netherlands. Melkwegbridge can be crossed on foot via the arch, or by bike on its lower, Z-shaped path.