Gallery: Sweeping Eco Bridge Provides Access to World-Class Surf Spot


Trestles is a famous surf break and beach in Southern California that been threatened by development in recent years. Luckily, the beach has been saved, but it’s still difficult to access — the trail crosses active train tracks and has caused some damage to the local ecosystem. Seeking to provide a solution, Brooklyn-based 24° Studio designed Cut Back Hills, a sweeping wood walking path composed of FSC-certified wood. The beautiful structure is one of several entries in a competition hosted by the Open Architecture Network to design a safe and ecologically-conscious beach access solution for surfers and beach goers.

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