Parksteg in Payerbach

Parksteg in Payerbach, Austria

This footbridge in Payerbach, generally known as Parksteg, was built in 1903. It is a combination of concrete and a railing in the style of Jugendstil. I was especially impressed by the idea to create the ornaments by using cast concrete.

Rustensteg in Vienna

Rustensteg in Vienna, Austria

Detail of the Rustensteg, a pedestrian bridge crossing the tracks leading to the railway station Westbahnhof in Vienna. It was built in 1901. Standing on top of this bridge one have a great view of trains entering and leaving the railway station.

Murinsel in Graz

Murinsel in Graz, AustriaThe Murinsel in Graz is an artificial floating platform in the middle of the Mur river. It was designed by US artist Vito Acconci in 2003. Two footbridges connect the platform with both banks of the river. Inside the dome, there is a café where one can watch canoeists driving along the river.

Kreith Viaduct in Mutters

Kreith Viaduct in Mutters, Austria

In Austria there are only three steel trestles. One of them is this viaduct of the Stubai Valley Railway (Stubaitalbahn), a railway which connects Innsbruck with Fulpmes in Tyrol. More…