Gallery: OFF Architecture’s Visionary Eco-Bridge Spans the Bering Strai...

 

In one of the most ambitious examples of speculative architecture of the year, Paris-based OFF Architecture recently unveiled an incredible eco-bridge spanning the Bering Strait from Russia to the United States that would facilitate international trade, protect wildlife, mitigate global warming, and promote peace. Every bit as beautiful and eco-conscious as it is quixotic, the project stole the show at the Bering Strait International Ideas Competition.

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  1. BHARAT BANSAL October 5, 2009 at 5:37 am

    i am fascinated by the very idea of connecting ASIA with AMERICAs
    like it was in the ice age

    the project may look a little utopian but it is highly commendable — and to be true i do not see it as impractical
    In view of the societal gains over a long long period of time the efforts are worth a serious consideration by the
    global community as a whole

  2. concangiantoxophilist August 13, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    … and what’s sustainable about the amount of materiel required to build such a structure, whatever happened to ‘tread lightly on the planet’? This is just intellectual masturbation with a trendy ‘green’ label.

  3. concangiantoxophilist August 13, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    The large underwater turbine blades don’t look very whale friendly either…

  4. runninghelium August 11, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Wouldn’t a whale in a tube where it can’t surface to breathe be rather disastrous?

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