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Rolling Bridge: London - Architecture firm Heatherwick studio rose to the challenge of designing a bridge to span the narrow Grand Union Canal at London’s Paddington Basin—while still allowing ships free passage. The strange, ingenious bridge is made of eight identical segments capable of rolling and unrolling like a party noisemaker. Every Friday at midday the hydraulic-powered construction is activated (regardless of boat traffic) to the amusement of waiting pedestrians.

Rolling Bridge - London Spans the narrow Grand Union Canal at London's Paddinton Basin. Every Friday at noon it is activated regardless of boat traffic.

The Falkirk Wheel, Scotland

Bing Image Archive: A long exposure night image from the Falkirk Wheel, Scotland (© Philip Mack/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Amazing Bridges It restored navigability across Scotland on the historic Forth & Clyde Canal and Union Chanal. The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. It is named after the nearby town of Falkirk in central Scotland. The two canals were previously connected by a series of 11 locks, but by the 1930s these had fallen into disuse, were filled in and the land built upon.

The Fallkirk Wheel (Scotland) Rotating boat lift connecting the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal in the UK.

Peace Bridge spanning the Niagara River between Buffalo, New York and Fort Erie, Ontario • photo: Philips

Peace Bridge spanning the Niagara River between Buffalo, New York and Fort Erie, Ontario with LED lighting transformation by Philips.

Webb Bridge, Melbourne, Australia - Denton Corker Marshall (2004) ~ Pedestrian bridge crossing the Yarra River.

Webb Bridge, Melbourne, Australia - Denton Corker Marshall ~ Pedestrian bridge crossing the Yarra River. (Doesn't this look like a giant earthworm?

Python (or Anaconda) Bridge between Sporenburg and Borneo Island in Amsterdam.

Proposal for [AC-CA] Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Contest. The aim of the international competition was to design an iconic pedestrian bridge in the heart of Amsterdam. The architecture of this new structure would reflect contemporary design