We learned a while ago that the Snuneymuxw First Nation is thinking about a bridge from Nanaimo to Newcastle Island. If there is to be a bridge, I propose a bouncy bridge, like the trampoline bridge that’s been proposed for a crossing of the Seine, in Paris. What could be more fun? The Guardian explains:
In their response to an ideas competition for a new bridge in Paris, which called fora new icon or landmarkto add to the 37 bridges that already span the Seine, the architects wrote:
It appears to us that Paris already has the bridges and passages necessary for the flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic across its waterways. Our intention is to invite its visitors and inhabitants to engage on a newer and more playful path across this same water.
Their proposal takes the form of three gigantic inflatable doughnuts, with trampoline webbing stretched across their centres, allowing people to bounce from ring to ring and experience ajoyful release from gravityas they hop, spring and somersault their way across the river. [continue]
Well, there you go. Surely we need such a thing!
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