Stockholm's landmark is made in China

Guldbron, the Golden bridge. Something magical had to, wrote the commentator in the Tabloid "Aftonbladet": You know, there is you, and you know, you will tran

Stockholm's landmark is made in China

Guldbron, the Golden bridge. Something magical had to, wrote the commentator in the Tabloid "Aftonbladet": You know, there is you, and you know, you will transform the face of your city for a century and longer. But you don't see. Hardly a Swede has the bridge ever had to face. It is of some weight, 3700 tons, and 139 meters long. And Stockholm have for years fought it. Mainly for this reason: because it was built at the other end of the world.

The Golden bridge, which will become the new landmark of the Swedish capital, is made in China. Today, the Zhen Hua to 33, finally arriving in Stockholm, the ship that transported the Golden bridge in one piece to the world. On 2. January were losgetuckert ship and bridge on the coast of southern China, to the southern tip of India, through the Suez canal, across the Mediterranean sea, the Channel and finally the Baltic sea.

Like the color of the facades

the storms had stopped the ride again and again. Eva Rosman, the spokesperson for the project, says she constantly look back to the current Position of the ship approaching slowly, very slowly, Stockholm. "I'm obsessed," she says.

The Golden bridge will connect the old town with the district of Södermalm. Slussen is the name of the area, named after the old lock between the lake mälaren and the Baltic sea water, a transport hub of the city: 450'000 people come through here every day – by car, Bus, Metro, bike, walk. 80-year-old locks, bridges and roads were, as the city Council in 2013, conservationists decided part against the Protest of the monument to a comprehensive new building, with the bridge being the most prominent Puzzle. And why it had to be Gold? Two, you have to want to achieve, says Rosman: From afar, the bridge should fall into the eye. "When you approach her, then she takes on the warm yellow tones of the facades."

criticism in the Public, especially the production site in China, joined. As Stockholm's Breasts with its progressive climate policy, wrote in "Aftonbladet" and leave a 3700-ton Monster from China to the world shipping. The Swedish environmental research Institute IVL calculated a CO2 load that corresponds to approximately 3000 flights from Stockholm to New York. Project spokeswoman Rosman says, in a century killed, and as long the bridge should be at least, see the bill not as bad.

When the bridge arrives, begin the fine work. The television will accompany the build-up in the autumn, to see everything live as Slow-TV from the creators of the great moose migration brought the Swedes already 450 hours in the living room. A Success With The Public.

Created: 10.03.2020, 22:44 PM

Updated Date: 11 March 2020, 01:00

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