13 of the strangest designs for London’s new Thames bridge




LONDON — From the spartan to the utterly futuristic, designs for a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the River Thames have been flooding in.

The brief for the new bridge, which will connect Nine Elms to Pimlico, asked designers to come up with “inspiring, elegant and functional” designs. The bridge is expected to cost £40 million ($ 61 million) to construct.

On Tuesday, 74 pitches from designers across the world were revealed as part of the international competition run by Wandsworth Council. Next month, after the public gives its input, the entries will be whittled down by a panel to a shortlist of four. Read more…

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