Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge: The New Gateway Between East and West
By Lida Castelli (Editor) and Maria Vittoria Capitanucci (Editor)
- Hardcover: 232 pages
- Publisher: Rizzoli (September 5, 2017)
Named for Ottoman Sultan Selim I, a ruler who expanded the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century, this new bridge which opened to traffic in 2016 connects Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus Straits in Turkey. The book outlines the design and engineering of the bridge, with panoramic photos of the construction. A fascinating read about one of the world’s tallest and widest suspension bridges.
February 21 2018 Posted by Peter D Harris