Sheikh Zayed Bridge — Zaha Hadid

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stringioThis bridge was built in Abu Dhabi in 2010. A bridge was vital to the growing highway system, and Hadid provided, stylishly. She turned the journey into the destination!


The curves of the bridge, resembling scribbles, depict desert sand dunes. They are a sandy color in the daytime, but they are decorated with colorful lights at night. The bridge rises to 40 meters above water level.

The functionality and aesthetic appeal encourage the continuing growth of Abu Dhabi.

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