The Solar-clad Bridge Concept for Seoul
A 1080-meter bridge over the Han River, which is named after theKorean video and media artist Nam June Paik, will soon connect theDang-Li power plant with the National Assembly building in Seoul, Korea. Seoul-based architectural firm Planning Korea plans to adorn the mega-structure, dubbed as Paik Nam June MediaBridge, with numerous solar panels so that it could generate renewableenergy for supporting a number of public facilities such as a museum,library and an IT complex mall over it.
River water, collected rainwater, natural sunlight and ventilationwill sustain a horizontal garden on each floor of the structure. Theproposed bridge is also supposed to have room for walkers and bikers.Moreover, a series of structures lying parallel to the water surfacewill serve as docks for water taxis, yachts and cruise ships.
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