Gallery: Gorgeous Tubular Lattice Bridge Rises in La Roche-sur-Yon, Fra...

 

When new TGV rail lines were built from France’s Atlantic coast through La Roche-sur-Yon, a new pedestrian bridge was needed to cross the tracks safely. New York-based architect Bernard Tschumi and French firm Hugh Dutton Associés rose to the challenge with this beautiful tubular lattice bridge that connects the old center of the town with the newer districts across the tracks. The new pedestrian bridge was inaugurated in February and now stands as a striking contemporary statement for the town.

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  1. Solar-Powered Garden Ca... November 23, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    […] Connections, proposes the same as the first concept, but adds a series of 5 new prefabricated bicycle and pedestrian bridges at cross-streets that were severed by the BQE. Pages: 1 2 0 email thisemail facebookfacebook […]

  2. Philip Proefrock March 17, 2010 at 9:03 am

    It looks like an extra piece from Tschumi’s Parc de la Villette that got lost and wandered away from Paris to the Atlantic coast.

    http://www.tschumi.com/projects/3/

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