[article updated 25 Nov. 2015]
Also, if you are not an assiduous reader of the Borneo Post, you may not have seen the column published on 18 Oct. 2015 on the ‘Golden Bridge’ project (as illustrated above, a showy pedestrian bridge across the Sarawak river from the Old Court House to the DUN, Kuching’s State Assembly complex).
“A bridge too far?“ Borneo Post, 18 Oct. 2015
Looking at the practicality and economics of the bridge, in particular on its proposed location, the author recalls the demolition of the old Gambier street market buildings a few years ago. Emotions were particularly high in our heritage-loving community.
One question could be added : does the design of the bridge blend in with the priceless heritage-laden area around the Court House complex?
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Borneo Post, August 21, 2013: “Golden Bridge catalyst to closer interaction between both parts of city, says Taib” (includes an image of the project)