bridge in the clouds

“Le Viaduc de Millau” is a bridge spanning the Tarn Valley in southern France.

Le VIaduc de MillauPhotograph: Christophe Ena/AP

Featured as one of the top 10 buildings of the decade by The Guardian, it is a graceful and elegant work designed by engineer Michel Virlogeux and architect Norman Foster.

Millau ViaductPhoto by JM AMOUROUX

Though constructed in 2004, it remains the tallest bridge in the world.

Millau viaductPhoto by

The photos featured here give you a glimpse of the beauty, but for some truly awe-inspiring photos, go to the Foster and Partners website for a gorgeous flash slides how:


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