By Mr.Ashayeri (JSI2334)
The Tabi’at Bridge (Persian: پل طبیعت, lit. ’The bridge of nature’) is the largest pedestrian overpass in Tehran, Iran. The 270-metre (890 ft) bridge connects two public parks — Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park — by spanning Modarres Expressway, one of the main highways in northern Tehran.The word tabiat means “nature” in the Persian language.
The bridge was designed by Diba Tensile Architecture (Leila Araghian and Alireza Behzadi).It has won several awards, including the Popular Choice Prize for Highways & Bridges from the Architizer A+ Awards, a global architectural competition based in New York.The bridge also won the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture for its exemplary approach to an infrastructure project, “a breath of fresh air” according to the award jury.