‘If we wanted beauty, we’d travel to Paris’: how Calgary resisted its iconic pedestrian bridge

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Excerpt:

“The celebrated Spanish architect was brought in to address a complicated brief. The crossing – connecting downtown to the northern river pathway and the community of Sunnyside – had to completely span the Bow River, while being flat enough to avoid obstructing a nearby helicopter-landing area.”

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