La Roche-sur-Yon Bridge

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Project: La Roche-sur-Yon Bridge
Designed by Bernard Tschumi and Hugh Dutton
Location: City of La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Website: www.tschumi.com
The extension of the TGV train to La Roche-sur-Yon and nearby towns bordering the Atlantic marks not only an important moment for the modernization of the European and French train network, but also an occasion to initiate civic improvements. Linking the historic city founded by Napoleon (“the Pentagon”) with new neighborhoods, this pedestrian bridge crosses above high-speed railway tracks, providing an important urban connection for the town. Continue for more after the jump:

Source | Tschumi

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