Don't Look DownMade for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges 10.12.13Don't Look DownMade for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest walkways. 10.12.13 4:00 AM ETPatrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty; Robin Bush/Getty; Jon Hicks/Corbis; Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel, via Corbis A bridge can be much more than just a convenient way to get to and fro. From Singapore to London, these spectacularly designed footbridges show that the water-spanning structures can be a work of art and innovation as well as a means of transportation. Just don't look down. Jon Hicks/Corbis ,Jon HicksHelix Bridge, SingaporeThis twisting bridge, modeled after the DNA structure, holds the title of the world's first curved bridge. Linking the Marina Bay and Marina Center in Singapore, the three-year-old Helix Bridge symbolizes life and continuity with its intertwining steel frame. It also hosts five viewing platforms to take in the city's skyline. Robin Bush/Getty ,Robin BushTe Rewa Rewa Bridge, New ZealandManaging to simultaneously represent a breaking wave and a whale skeleton, the award-winning Te Rewa Rewa Bridge in New Zealand crosses the Waiwhakaiho River. simonlong/Getty,simonlong,simonlongLangkawi Sky Bridge, MalaysiaExtending across Malaysia's Mount Mat Cincang, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is one of the world's highest at 2000 feet above sea level and is accessible by cable car. ATGImages/Shutterstock,ATGImages,ATGImagesGateshead Millennium Bridge, EnglandThe Gateshead Millennium Bridge loops over Gateshead and Newcastle, England, spanning the River Tyne. Andy CullenThe Rolling Bridge, LondonLike a modern drawbridge, London's Rolling Bridge unfurls to connect workers and residents to two sides of the Grand Union Canal without obstructing boats. vichie81/Shutterstock,vichie81,vichie81Henderson Waves Bridge, SingaporeThe rolling, steel-ribbed Henderson Waves is Singapore's tallest pedestrian bridge and connects two of the city-state's parks. Gelia/Shutterstock,Gelia,GeliaBridge of Peace, GeorgiaOld Tbilisi and the new district are connected by the Bridge of Peace, which spans the Kura River in Georgia's capital city. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty,PATRIK STOLLARZSlinky Springs to Fame, GermanyThe "Slinky Springs to Fame" bridge winds around meanderers as they take a sunset stroll over the Rhine-Herne Canal in Oberhausen, Germany. Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel, via Corbis,Massimo BorchiPython Bridge, AmsterdamThis dipping Borneo-Sporenburg pedestrian bridge is one of three that connects Amsterdam with Borneo Island. Its unusual shape lends it the name "Python Bridge." Florian Groehn/Gallerystock/Corbis ,Florian Groehn,Florian GroehnKurilpa Bridge, AustraliaCosting around $63 million, Australia's Kurilpa Bridge is the world's largest solar-powered footbridge and links Brisbane's business center with an up-and-coming arts neighborhood.