Category: Travel

VLADIGEROV MUSEUM

VLADIGEROV MUSEUM Bulgaria’s musical patriarch, Pancho Vladigerov, is commemorated in the north-eastern city of Shumen, some 100 km from Varna, where he and his identical twin Luben spent their childhood …

DANJIANG BRIDGE MAP

DANJIANG BRIDGE MAP Crossing Tamsui River, Tamsui-Bali, Taiwan Designers/Engineers Zaha Hadid Architects Expected completion c. 2020 Span 1,476 feet (450 meters) Materials Steel, concrete Type Cable-stayed Relieving traffic was critical, …

SINGER MUSEUM

SINGER MUSEUM Mozartians and others wandering through Salzburg may have noticed, on the arch linking the Franciscan monastery to the Franciscan Church -just behind the Cathedral, close to St Peter’s …

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP Crossing Chenab River, Jammu and Kashmir, India Designer/Engineer WSP Expected completion 2020 Span 1,532 feet (467 meters) Material Steel Type Arch Structural history is being made high …

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP Crossing Menai Strait, Anglesey, Wales Designer/Engineer Robert Stephenson Completed 1850 Length Center spans 459 feet (140 meters); end spans 230 feet (70 meters) Materials Wrought iron, limestone …

ZUYLEN MUSEUM

ZUYLEN MUSEUM Visitors to the Utrecht area often go to the small 13th-century castle at Oud-Zuilen, now part of the northern suburb of Maarssen. Moated and turreted, Slot Zuylen is …

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP Crossing Salgina Gorge, near Schiers, Switzerland Designer/Engineer Robert Maillart Completed 1930 Span 295 feet (90 meters) Material Reinforced concrete Type Arch By eliminating everything but structure itself, …