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Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijelčič + Peter Koren

  • 01:00 - 18 May, 2010
Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijelčič + Peter Koren
Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijelčič + Peter Koren, © Miran Kambič
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© Miran Kambič © Dejan Simčič © Miran Kambič © Dejan Simčič +9

From the architect. The bridge built over the Sava canyon at Bled is intended for hikers - so that hikers can stop for a moment, experience new views, become aware of nature, breathe with the water, glance at the reflection of the moving stars at night and hear the river murmuring. It is a bridgewhere the world stops for a moment. A slight inclination, not easily perceptible, a shift in the axis of motion, a subtle backward surge - its motion being checked by the ends of the bridge on each side - and in an audacious trajectory the bridgeleaps from one bank to another.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijelčič + Peter Koren" 18 May 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/60313/sava-footbridge-peter-gabrijelcic-peter-koren/>
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Elia Capodarca · November 30, 2010
Katarina · November 17, 2010

You'd be disappointed. The surface was very slippery some time ago. The other problem is its shape with the narrowest part in the middle. Cyclists drive quite fast because the bridge is the lowest point of about 1 km slope leading to the river. And then with some 40 km/h or more there is someone in front of you in the narrowest part of the bridge to

"stop for a moment, experience new views, become aware of nature, breathe with the water, glance at the reflection of the moving stars at night and hear the river murmuring..."

... and you on the slippery surface need very good brakes to aviod the crash, otherwise there are many more moving stars afterwards for you too!

I'm sorry, it's too narrow.

Lee · May 19, 2010

i'd be happy to be biking on this one day. very well done - in my opinion.

Salamon · May 19, 2010

Being exciting is a problem nowadays.

In pursuit of this excitement too often unreasonable and purely formalistic means have been taken. I cannot imagine a more exciting project in this lazytown than this one. You have one pure form, which obviously is a unique construction, in pictures - the footbridge becomes really thin in the middle, i do not know, this is less than 50 cm?? And it perfectly fits in to the environment (green and white)and also communicating with old bridge.

A very nice contextual project... More exacting of course would be a nice zaha hadid like project with eight octopuslike pillars... But for what reason?

Emre · May 18, 2010

Its simple, thin, nice to look at and does its purpose well enough. what else can you expect from a pedonal bridge ?

alex · May 18, 2010

It's an inoffensive little bridge, but certainly nothing special - look at the incredibly dull elevation! The first sketch sums it up really... Functional and unexciting. Hardly "audacious", let's be honest. I like it though - there's nothing wrong with it, it just isn't exciting.

Toro · May 18, 2010

Small lazytown project...

Luiz Dumont · May 18, 2010

RT @archdaily: Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijel?i? + Peter Koren http://archdai.ly/9udZ3N

Bocetos Digitales · May 18, 2010

Sava Footbridge / Peter Gabrijel?i? + Peter Koren: © Miran Kambi?
Authors: mag. Peter Gabrijel?i?, u.d.i.a., ing. ... http://bit.ly/bN7IJt

rental_watanabe 2.0 · May 18, 2010

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