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Danjiang Bridge by Zaha Hadid Architects
Address: Tamsui River, New Taipei, Taiwan
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Design and construction
Style: Modern, Asymmetric architecture
Building Uses: Bridge
World’s longest single-towered bridge
bridge is located over Tamsui, one of the Taiwan’s longest rivers. It will connect Highways 2 and 15 with the West Coast Expressway (Route 61) and Bali-Xindian Expressway (Route 64), near the Taiwan Straight.
Taipei or Taipei Harbour. Flanked by the urban centers of Tamsui to the east and Bali to the west, the estuary is rapidly growing in popularity with both residents and tourists as a recreational area. Each day people gather to watch the sun setting over the Taiwan strait.
single tower is designed and engineered to make it as slender as possible. Also, to secure the best structural performance by avoiding impending and navigability of the river and minimize any interference with the views of the sunset from popular viewing points along the river. Without following symmetry by choice, the giant slender mast has been located adjacent to one end of the bridge to ensure uninterrupted view of sunset and enjoyment and not to overpower this public recreation.
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