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Two pedestrian bridges stick out from the 22nd story of a building at the height of 68.5 meters (225 feet), providing people with a shortcut to the opposite building in minutes, in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality. The construction company said the two bridges were elevated by a 150-ton crane and fixed on the external wall of a building on one side.
Guo Jianjun/AP Images Two pedestrian bridges stick out from the 22nd story of a building at the height of 68.5 meters (225 feet), providing people with a shortcut to the opposite building in minutes, in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality. The construction company said the two bridges were elevated by a 150-ton crane and fixed on the external wall of a building on one side.

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Video of the Day: Architect Viktor Tsarski, sculptor Maurizio Perron, and designer Wouter Biegelaar make BOOOM!, the 25th annual Ice Bar for Sweden’s ICEHOTEL.


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The Portland Building will be saved after all, says architect Michael Graves, FAIA. [Dezeen]

Cuban architect Ricardo Porro died at 89. [The New York Times]

Urban explorers photograph New York City’s 2nd Ave Subway construction progress. [Untapped Cities]

Architect Lori Brown, AIA, is leading an initiative to transform abortion clinics into beautiful and inviting spaces. [Aleteia]

NBBJ has been selected as the architectural firm for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s $85 million Livingston Ambulatory Center. [The Columbus Dispatch]

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