Tbilisi Peace Bridge got listed into the top-13 most unusual bridges in the world
Tbilisi pedestrian Peace Bridge, which runs over the Mtkvari River which total length is 156 meters, hit the Top-13 most unusual bridges in the world.
Pedestrian Bridge World, connecting Old Tbilisi with new neighborhoods – one of the most significant buildings of the Georgian capital. Bridge with a roof of glass panels in the spirit of Norman Foster designed by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi with French designer- illuminator Philippe Martineau.
In the design of the bridge built in an interesting system of illumination: in the evening and night time every hour 30,000 bulbs translate Morse code message, visible to both of parapets of the bridge. It is composed of the names of the periodic table of elements of Mendeleev from which a human body consists. According to the architect,” this message -is the anthem of life and peace among people and nations”. Many compared the construction of this bridge to the construction the Eiffel Tower, which connected at one time high-tech architecture and monuments and thus change the architectural appearance of the whole of Paris.
In the top-13 most unusual bridges also were Leonardo da Vinci brua (Norway), Royal Gorge Bridge (USA), Storseisundet bru (Norway), Slauerhoffbrug (Netherlands), Gateshead Millennium Bridge (UK), Wasserstraßenkreuz Magdeburg (Germany), Langkawi Sky Bridge (Malaysia), Rolling Bridge (UK), Henderson Waves (Singapore), Gesher Ha-Meitarim (Israel), Pont Gustave-Flaubert (France), Moses Bridge (Netherlands).