According to its functional purpose, the ladder should provide vertical linkages, ie, to a bottom-up and top-down from one point to another. But all this is nothing to do with the unusual staircase Crouching Tiger and Turtle, Magic Mountain , which appeared recently in the German city of Duisburg.
Some time ago we told you about an unusual bridge A path in the forest, opened in Tallinn Kadriorg Park. Unlike most other bridges, it is not a river or a failure – it just winds through the trees, picking up people at a certain height in order to enjoy those discovered in front of them in natural beauty. That staircase Crouching Tiger and Turtle, Magic Mountain is similar to Duyburge functional load.
Actually, looking at the structure from a distance, not entered any up to date a man decides that to him the most usual roller coaster – an attraction for fans to tickle your nerves, for people with good vestibular system. But it would be wrong, because in Crouching Tiger and Turtle, Magic Mountain not travel wagons at high speed – it is a ladder!
Instead of trailers on it moved people. They go from step to step, rising and falling, rising and falling. No thrills! Is that when someone is afraid of heights. Indeed, from the top of this unusual staircase, situated at an altitude of 11 meters, offers a great view of the German city of Duisburg, one of the largest cities in the Ruhr area.
The authors of this extraordinary building became Ulrich Genth and Heike Mutter. As the main metal of which were created by the construction Crouching Tiger and Turtle, Magic Mountain, was zinc. After all, on the former site of extraction of zinc is installed this unusual staircase, more like a roller coaster.