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City in the sky" is a concept about an imaginary tranquil oasis above the mega developed and polluted city where one can escape from the everyday noise, stress and dirt. The concept is inspired by the Lotus flower which is known for its ability to emerge above the murky waters pure and clean. A deeper understanding of this symbol fits well with the haiku poem by the Japanese author Kobayashi Issa

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DNA-Shaped Suspension Bridge Inspired by Olympic Games' Five Rings

Architecture firm Penda and engineering firm Arup have teamed up to undertake the ambitious goal of redesigning the suspension bridge, with their newly commissioned project to build the San Shan Bridge in China. The bridge will be completed in time for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, and will span across the Gui River connecting Beijing’s city center to Zhangjiakou. The inspiration for San Shan Bridge is a combination of the Olympic symbol and its five rings, the location’s…