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DESIGN TWIST

Aker Kvorner's £500,00 glass and steel helix bridge has landed in west London, forming part of a network of footpaths and pedestrian bridges linking Little Venice and the Paddington Basin development. The 7m long bridge over the canal comprises a cantilevered deck and 3.5m diameter stainless steel helix structure bonded to a glass panelled tube. To allow water traffic to pass, the glass/steel tube rotates as the deck retracts to give the illusion of the bridge being screwed in ...

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