Folding floating bridge-dragonfly for Mongolia (15 photos)
The project of creating a bridge crossing one of the tributaries of the major Asian rivers, the Huang he (Yellow river) ordered the British designer and architect Margot Krasojevic government officials from Mongolia (district of Ordos). World-renowned architect showed a creative approach to the solution of the problem, and the Mongolian government was represented by the concept of mobile deployment, similar to a dragonfly floating bridge.
On the idea of Krusevica bridge can move along the river in the folded state and as needed to stop, unpack and install a bridge crossing where it is required by traffic situation or climate conditions. Architect offers both a towed axle, and bridge, equipped with its own power plant, providing the movement.
Floating bridge is a platform, with three folding design spans and power unit that provides movement of the entire complex. Bays equipped with a carbon canopy to protect the bridge crossing from snow and rain. And provides the option to install a canopy of solar panels to generate electricity for the power unit of the bridge and lighting of the bridge. Mooring on the deployment location of the bridge made in the traditional way with the help of anchors. The cost of the project is not voiced, it is also not known whether the Mongolian government to carry out such a daring and innovative project.