Archive for the ‘Bridge’ Category
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
Article source: Guijón Arquitectura
The proposal meets the pedestrian continuity between the gardens of the Explanadas and the Park Pueblos de las Américas, bridging the difference in height between these two areas and freeing the passage of the Avenue Virgen de la Cabeza, main entrance city traffic.
Images Courtesy of Pasarela peatonal
- Architects: Guijón Arquitectura – Angel Gijón Díaz, Vicente Guallart Furió
- Name of Project: Motril Footbridge
- Location: Granada, Spain
- Collaborators: Maria Diaz, Mónica Luque, Fernando Meneses, Daniela Frogheri, Andrea Imaz, Adrian Martin Munoz, Manolo Matin Munoz
- Photographs: Fernando Alda, Pasarela peatonal
Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Article source: MLRP ApS / Architecture, Research & Development
Danish-American Architects MLRP, based in Copenhagen, has completed a new foot bridge in Copenhagen Central Park.
The Woven Bridge is a modern interpretation of a classical steel park bridge.
With the new Woven Bridge, crossing the lake in Copenhagen Central Park and getting close to the water finally becomes possible. It allows for viewing the park and lake from new perspectives. The bridge is placed at the southern end of the lake and makes for a new shortcut, when crossing through the park. Designing the bridge, it was key to create a bridge that would blend into the landscape of the park but at the same time create a structure that has its own identity and personality. The bridge join the two banks of the lake, which are at different heights, with a slender arched structure. The foundations are concealed under the steel structure making the transition between bridge and nature more refined.
Images Courtesy Jens Lindhe
Sunday, March 11th, 2012
Article source: Predock Frane Architects
For the 2010 GLOW we are proposing a linear spatial construction that links the City to the Ocean. Working with the site of the Bay Street boardwalk, we intend to make visible the connection across the sand to the edge of the ocean. This is a physical “land bridge” connecting the urban landscape of Santa Monica to the edge of the water, but also a conceptual leap that transitions from the “logics” that define the city to the those of the ocean. Taking the vertical nature of the city and merging it with the horizontal impulses of the pacific, we are proposing a visceral and intense space.
Image Courtesy Ian Thomas
- Architects: Predock Frane Architects
- Project: Glow 2010 – Luminous Passage
- Location: Santa Monica, California
- Size: 250’ length / 60’ width/ 25’ height
- Client: City of Santa Monica
- Contractor: Predock_Frane Architects
- Engineer: Mike Ischler
- Project Completion: 09/25/10
- Software Used: AutoCAD and Rhino
- Photography: Ian Thomas
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Article source: Santiago Calatrava
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is a very special project for me. Not only is it a signature component of the City of Dallas’ urban revitalization efforts, but it is also the first vehicular bridge I have built in the United States.
After I was commissioned to design the bridge, I toured Dallas and noticed that the Trinity River basin was littered with industrial buildings, electrical lines and proposed new toll roads. I saw this as a lost opportunity for the City, since the river basin had the potential to be of defining importance to Dallas’ future development. The image below of my initial Master plan model dates to my first involvement with the City’s rejuvenation project in 1999. My concept of linking the City’s two river banks by a series of dramatic bridges and boardwalks across a flooded lakeside environment, sought to revitalize this under-used resource in the heart of the city, and create a recreational facility as important to Dallas as Central Park is to New York City.
Images Courtesy Dana Driensky
- Architect and Engineer: Santiago Calatrava
- Name of Project: Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge
- Location: Located in downtown Dallas, between Continental Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad Bridges the structure will cross the Trinity River Corridor linking West Dallas/North Oak Cliff with the downtown area.
- Client: City of Dallas
- Program: In January 2002 Dallas City Council awarded a design contract to Santiago Calatrava for the creation of a “signature bridge” across the Trinity River.
- Photographer: Dana Driensky
Friday, December 16th, 2011
Article source: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
More projects by Zaha Hadid
An enclosed interactive space spanning the River Ebro to form a gateway to the Zaragoza Expo 2008, a hybrid of pedestrian footbridge and exhibition pavilion. Four structural elements correspond to specific spatial enclosures, which intersect and brace each other. This fluid, dynamic design interprets the Expo’s theme: ‘Water and Sustainable Development’.
- Architect: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
- Name of Project: Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion
- Location: Zaragoza, Spain
- Period: 2005 – 2008
- Area: 6415m2
- Exhibition Surface: 3915m²
Friday, December 2nd, 2011
Article source: Dominique Perrault Architecture
The burying underground of the highway that ran along the edges of the Manzanares river provided the opportunity to open up a new urban territory to the inhabitants of Madrid: the Manzanares Park. A series of bridges over the river will allow passage from one side of the park to the other. Designed to link the neighborhoods on the right and left banks of the river, the Arganzuela Footbridge will be the longest of all the bridges to be built. The bridge will be for both pedestrians and cyclists.
Construction-Site (Images Courtesy DPA)
- Architect: Dominique Perrault Architecture
- Name of Project: Arganzuela Footbridge
- Location: Parque de la Arganzuela, 28045, Madrid, Spain
- Site area: 10 ha
- Built area: footbridge 150 m (section 1) 128 m (section 2) length, 5 to 12 m width
- Beginning of conceptual design: February 2005
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
Article source: Imago
The idea of the project is to link the landscape to the new building and the exbuilding to the entire scenario of Jøssingfjorden; it’s valleys and context, both visual, historical and technological. The architecture of the proposal will express the power and intentions that people have had for generations. It will make use of the most developed technologies and formal principles as they did according to their time. The proposal connects the two mountains (2 dominant resources) of the valleys and will give the museum and the geopark a new stronger character with a program that fulfills the requirements of function, management and maintenance. It is changing technologically and economically feasible. The proposal meets the requirements and the terms as described in the competition documentation according to program, space /areas and possesses a certain capacity of exception.
View from north-east
- Architects: Imago-Atelier de Arquitectura e Engenharia
- Project: Jøssingfjord Competition Proposal
- Location:Jøssingfjord Competition Proposal
- Landscape Architect: Torben Schønherr
- Engineer: José Joaquim Carvalho
- Architect, Engineer: André de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes
- Architect, Engineer: António Jorge de Moura Leitão Cerejeira Fontes
- Art, concept : Asbørn Andresen
- Software used: Autodesk Revit
Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
More projects by Zaha Hadid
A new promenade linking key areas of Hamburg – incorporating ‘purposeful erosion’ to create a meandering river promenade with open vistas – compressed and expanded at key moments, punctuated by cut-out access cones, amphitheatres and three contrived ‘rock formations’ on which restaurants, cafes and kiosks are placed.
Hamburg River Promenade
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Project: Hamburg River Promenade
- Location: Hamburg, Germany
- Length: 750m
- Design: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
- Project Architect: Jan Hübener
- Project Team: Niels Kespohl, Cornelius Schlotthauer, Rassul Wassa, Walentina Tradowski, Gonzalo Carbajo, Eren Ciraci
Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Article source: OAK Architects
Commissioned by the Province of Friesland, and in conjunction with Achterbosch Architecture under the combined name of OAK, Onix has developed a road bridge that connects 2 districts of Sneek on either side of the A7 motorway. The bridge was designed for a municipality that wished to establish a new city marker along the motorway.
Friday, November 25th, 2011
Article source: Hideki YOSHIMATSU+archipro architects
Glass Bridge as Haizuka Earthworks Projects, 1997~2007
This project is located at Haizuka dam construction area and as one of Haizuka Earthworks Projects*. We are commissioned from Mirasaka town, Hiroshima prefecture, Japan to design guardrail and pavement for the newly large bridge over the dam lake in collaboration with local people. As a result, we put over 190 sheets of glass panel(300×1800mm) to the outside of guardrail. Furthermore, collaborating with Japanese artist, Hiroshi Fuji, we design the glass panel as an Encyclopedia of living things in haizuka dam area. Therefore, “Glass bridge” is a project as landscape design, as a small museum, as a communication art, and as an architecture.
Images Courtesy Hiroshi Date
- Architect: Hideki YOSHIMATSU+archipro architects
- Name of Project: Glass Bridge / Life of Haizuka
- Location: Mirasaka, Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan
- Client: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
- Photo credit: Hiroshi Date, ABBKBB and archipro architects
- Software used: Vectorworks, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, formZ