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The Paleisbrug Pedestrian Bridges Double Up As Parks in the Sky

 - Jun 2, 2015
References: benthemcrouwel & gizmag
The Paleisbrug is a pedestrian bridge located in the Netherlands. It is located in a historical region, with much of the surrounded areas being intentionally flooded to defend the city during the Eighty Year War.

The bridge's location offers spectacular views of the now green area, which is known as the Gement. In addition to that, the bridge is designed to be a destination in all its own.

This bridge is a model architectural project in many ways because it's so multifunctional, and accomplishes several different things. In addition to getting people from point A to point B, the additional functionality of being a park, pedestrian bridge and bicycle path. That the bridge joins the city center and newly-developed areas means easy access to court buildings, university buildings, homes and offices.