2020 / Architecture / Bridges (Non-Pro)

Pedestrian Bridge In Osijek

  • Photographer
    Ilija Stanusic

The pedestrian bridge is a suspension bridge over the Drava River in Osijek. It is one of the most famous and beautiful symbols of the city. It is also unique throughout Croatia.It was built in 1981 according to the design of Mostogradnja. From its construction to the Homeland War it was officially called the Bridge of Youth, and many people in Osijek still call it the Bridge of Youth. He, like many other buildings in Osijek, was damaged during the war. Already in 1993, it was significantly renovated, and another major renovation occurred in 2007, when a new walkway was erected.

Ilija Stanusic was born in 1973 in Garevac, Bosnia and Herzegovina.By profession a chef technologist and web designer. After joining the Photo Club Osijek in 2017, he started intensive photography. He had his first solo exhibition in 2018. He has received numerous awards, accolades and recognitions for his photographic work at local and international salons. For his creative photographic work, the International Federation of Photographic Arts (FIAP) awards him the honorary title of artist-artist (AFIAP) in 2018 and in 2019 he is awarded the honorary title of EFIAP (Excellence FIAP).