The Miami bridge collapse is just the latest in a string of fatal infrastructure failures. It must lead to government renewing its commitment to public architecture and infrastructure
Spanning a river was once an exercise in elegance and beauty, but today’s bridges express nothing but their own structural virtuosity. Bridge design, it seems, has become the prog rock of architecture, says Charles Holland
With several new buildings in Tbilisi, Michele De Lucchi is bringing Italian design to the historic heart of Georgia’s capital. But is his latest work a powerful statement or a bridge too far?