Sunken Moat Bridge

I hadn’t come across this before, a sunken bridge created with a modest budget of  €250,000 by Dutch architecture firm RO&AD architects on the West Brabant Water Line at Fort de Roovere, Halsteren, Netherlands. It’s a wonderful example of non-intrusive architecture in a landscape setting. In this case it was vital, especially as a fort or castle, especially a moated one, is conceptually (if no longer functionally) geared towards defence. Rigging up an enormous bridge right across the moat would have indeed ruined the site. Making the Moses Bridge all the more sublime in its conception.

Read more at RO&AD.

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