Troja bridge, Prague

Winning entry in the architectural - constructional competition.

Troja Bridge is a part of the City Traffic Ring. There is a suspended bridge deck and a pillar that is asymmetrically placed in the river. The suspensions on Troja side and HoleŇ°ovice side of the bridge have different expressional conception. Reinforced concrete pillar of the height of 65 metres above the level of the river with a variable cross-section is diverted against the slope of Troja hillside and his form makes him represent a kind of symbolic gate of the center of Prague.