Architectural reference site praised the dynamism of the orange bridge found in Telheiras.
The orange bridge that connects Telheiras to the Torres de Lisboa was voted one of the 10 best in the world by the website Designboom, a website on art, architecture and design that is already a reference in these areas.
According to the website, the fact that the bridge is positioned on a busy highway with no columns on the road and promotes physical exercise, with ramps, stairs and spaces for bicycles, are advantages that differentiate it.
The use of side beams instead of columns in the center is also highlighted by the architecture website. The bridge is a project by Maximina Almeida + Telmo Cruz and was inaugurated in 14th February 2015.
Designboom refers to the bridge as a dynamic structure that promotes a healthy lifestyle.
In addition to the Portuguese bridge are also at the top:
This is based on an e-mail I received a few years back, so I had to search for the nowadays bridges! Do not know the original author, but I thank him/her/it for the amazing information!
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