A bridge is just a handy way to get you from point A to point B without having to swim, right? In essence, yes, but bridges can be so much more than that. They can serve as functional artworks, dividing the landscape, dominating the skyline, forming a monumental connection in a broken scenery. Think I’m exaggerating and bridges are nothing to wax lyrical about? Just have a look at these photos of some of the world’s most impressive feats of engineering, architecture and urban development.