London’s Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan

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Knight Architects have completed a bridge in London that is both simple and spectacular. In collaboration with structural engineers AKT II, the bridge experts installed 5 steel beams that open and close in sequence, rising to different angles using hydraulic jacks and assisted by counterweights, that opens and closes like the blades of a traditional hand-held fan.

London’s Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan:

London's Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan London's Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan London's Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan London's Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan London's Latest Canal Bridge Opens and Closes Like a Fan

Merchant Square Footbridge:

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