YES, BRIDGES ARE a fantastic invention that help us traverse swathes of land and miles of sea in a fraction of the time it would usually take us to get from A to B…
But they’re not just functional – they can be spectacular too.
From the world’s oldest bridges – like Lucerne’s covered bridge – to some of the most audacious designs (Brazil’s Juscelino Kubitschek bridge), they showcase the ingenuity of the designers.
Here are eight of the best bridges, spanning time as well as place.
Which one is your favourite?