PUBLISHED: 13:10, Fri, May 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:28, Fri, May 1, 2020
Free-to-use photography app Agora carried out a #Architecture2020 contest (Image: @panvelvet/@janreyem/@nikybwd/Agora)
Architecture often inspires keen photographers, both amateur and professional. Now some of the most fascinating and impressive architecture in the world has been highlighted in a new photo competition. Free-to-use photography app Agora’s #Architecture2020 contest saw photographers submit their best shots of unique and outstanding architecture for a chance to win $1,000. Here are just some of the best.
The Golden Bridge in Vietnam was constructed in 2018 and is set into the mountain. It looks as though it is held up by a pair of huge stone hands.
It was designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction.
“The Golden Bridge has been built at around 1,400 meters above sea level,” said Agora user and winner @trantuanviet.
“It is divided into eight spans (the longest one is equal to 20m), with a total length of 148,6 meters. This impressive architecture work has the peculiarity of being held by two giant concrete hands, representing the Mountain God’s hands.
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The Golden Bridge in Vietnam was constructed in 2018 and is set into the mountain. It (Image: @trantuanviet/Agora)
Bristol’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge spans the Avon Gorge and the River Avon (Image: @tom.bridges/Agora)
This image depicts Bristol’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge in England.
The bridge spans the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. It opened in 1864.
“Once or twice a year the weather conditions produce this amazing scene of the fog passing under the suspension bridge,’ said Agora user and finalist @tom.bridges.
“I’ve lived next to this bridge for two years but I never managed to capture the image. Within a month from moving house, and living over an hour away the conditions looked to align. So I travelled down three days in a row and on