Picture of golden Vietnamese bridge wins architecture photograph prize

An image of a golden bridge held within the grasp of two big concrete palms has clinched the highest prize of a world architecture images competitors.

The picture of the Vietnamese landmark was chosen from over 10,000 entries to the “World’s Finest Photograph of Architecture 2020” contest.

It exhibits the the 150-metre-long Golden Bridge, located on the mountainous Bà Nà Hills resort close to Da Nang and designed by Ho Chi Minh City-based agency TA Panorama Architecture.

The photograph, taken by Tran Tuan Viet, received essentially the most votes from customers of the world’s greatest free-to use photograph app Agora.

“Architecture2020 is a spectacle concerning the magnificence that outcomes from the interplay between gentle and volumes,” stated Agora CEO & co-founder Octavi Royo.

“The distinction between chaos and order, nature and the synthetic, matter and vacancy. Particles of photons bouncing off constructed volumes portrayed by the world’s nice photographers.”

The photographer stated: “The Golden Bridge has been constructed at round 1,400 meters above sea stage.

It’s divided into eight spans (the longest one is the same as 20m), with a complete size of 148,6 meters.

“This spectacular architecture work has the peculiarity of being held by two big concrete palms, representing the Mountain God’s palms.”

Different images chosen as finalists within the competitors – launched on 10 March – included pictures of the huge Buddist temple, Borobudur, in Java, Indonesia, and the Clifton Suspension Bridge close to Bristol.