Bridges are a crucial architectural structure, but oftentimes they only serve one purpose – linking one landmass to another. Not so with firm Planning Korea’s vision for a new multi-level, multi-use, greenery filled bridge for Seoul.
Called Paik Nam June Media Bridge, it is is a mega-structure over the han river that aims to efficiently expand the city fabric on to the water. with a total length of 1080 meters, the bridge connects the dangi-li power plant, which is currently being redeveloped into a public cultural space, and the national assembly building to the south. The design proposal is a largely sculpted form with fluctuating curves and volumes, serving as a park, meeting space, mall, museum and more. In addition to adding new green space to the city, the whole bridge would be covered with solar panels to generate its own energy.
This is a great design, just wonder how realistic it will be. [via]