ODA backs Arup bridges in face of criticism
“featureless, lacking in architectural character and visual interest” - ouch. Examples of CABE's critique of the Olympic bridges (see image on the right) are available online.
Bootle bridge underway
Softroom's RIBA contest-winning wooden bridge begins construction
Valencian architect donates damages to charity
Santiago Calatrava gives Zubizuri money (see my previous post for full details) to Bilbao charity
The wooden arch bridge needs urgent protection
Attempt to preserve traditional bridge-building skills in China
Eliasson to build bridge in Copenhagen
Artist wants pedestrians to come as close the the water as possible. Boats and surfboards apparently not an option? See previous bridge-related hi-jinks from the same artist.