A wobbling bridge of stretched steel cables designed for Paris

11/6/2012 | FastCoDesign

"Water At-traction," a pedestrian bridge to be built across the Seine River in Paris, will be made of steel cables fastened between the banks by springs. The bridge will offer two ways to cross the river: one is a traditional span with a concrete mesh bottom, and the other will be "extremely narrow, wobbly paths reminiscent of Himalayan footbridges." Camille Mourier of bureau faceB, the company that designed the bridge, said, "The objective was to get closer to the water, to regain contact with the river. We wanted the pedestrian to find this feeling."

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