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    I queued for an hour and a half to see the inside of this unusual bridge. My previous attempts have always been from the outside.

    From the architects: "Twisting high above Floral Street in Covent Garden, the ‘Bridge of
    Aspiration’ provides the dancers of the Royal Ballet School with a direct link
    to the Grade 1 listed Royal Opera House. The award-winning design
    addresses a series of complex contextual issues, and is legible both as a
    fully integrated component of the buildings it links, and as an independent
    architectural element.
    The skewed alignment and different levels of the landing points dictate the
    form of the crossing, which is geometrically and structurally simple. A
    concertina of 23 square portals with glazed intervals are supported from an
    aluminium spine beam. These rotate in sequence for the skew in alignment,
    performing a quarter-turn overall along the length of the bridge. The result is
    an elegant intervention high above the street, which evokes the fluidity and
    grace of dance."

    Bluesrose, Maerten Prins, Kala___, and 270 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. mags_Tag 63 months ago | reply

      terrific. you composed this so well. a treat for the eyes!

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    2. walkinginspace pt2.... 63 months ago | reply

      fabulous composition!!!

    3. fotografika phantastika 63 months ago | reply

      Funky. Got to go and see this for myself.
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    4. annhan2010 63 months ago | reply

      Hi Myxi

      I really love your image and have a favour to ask...
      Can i please ask your kind permission to use this image on a website i am constructing?
      Thank you kindly
      annhan

    5. Del Rosario 62 months ago | reply

      Magnifica !!!

    6. pavon2007 62 months ago | reply

      Coñeeee, pues es verdad. Saludos.

    7. mypixbox 61 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called pix files, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    8. masparera ;-) 60 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ☼ il filo d'Arianna °°P1 - C2 °° "sweeper IS active" , and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    9. Ple de xeix [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, congratulations.

    10. Rococo57 57 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called FLOOR primus (post 1,award 4), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    11. Lightbender 56 months ago | reply

      Wow- crazy good!

    12. Gianluca [Miche] 56 months ago | reply

      ~ This quality photo was admired at the Eclectic Aesthetic photography group ~

      ...to look like this:

      ~ This quality photo was admired in the Eclectic Aesthetic photography group ~

    13. MelindaMasochist 49 months ago | reply

      Wow... Exquisite capture.
      What a brilliant and beautiful design.
      As one who loves dance... I am captivated.
      Thank you so much for sharing!
      Applause!!

    14. gibel49 44 months ago | reply

      Interesting !!

    15. J.J. Taylor 31 months ago | reply

      Incredible lines and composition.

    16. _HiSpeed 26 months ago | reply

      amazing structure

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