Tree Canopy Walkway Path in Cape Town, South Africa

The Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway is a new curved steel and timber bridge that winds 12 meters above the ground and spreads the wander on 130 meters through and over the trees of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in South Africa.

Inspired by a snake skeleton, and informally called ‘The Boomslang‘ (meaning tree snake), this bridge proposes a walkway above the foliage and the nature to let the visitors admire a spectacular panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains, Garden and Cape Flats.

Architects: Mark Thomas Architects and Engineers Henry Fagan & Partners consulting engineers.
Year: The Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway was built between 2013 and 2014 to celebrate the centenary of Kirstenbosch.

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