Tag Bridges

LUO studio designs bridge for the rural revitalisation of Gulou Waterfront

28-02-2022

LUO studio designs bridge for the rural revitalisation of Gulou Waterfront

A new wooden bridge at the Gulou Waterfront eco-cultural tourism resort in Jiangmen, in the western part of the Pearl River Delta in China, is a symbol of the revitalisation of this area. The infrastructure, designed by the LUO architecture studio, re-proposes the ancient Chinese tradition of the covered bridge as an icon of the structural change taking place.

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

16-12-2021

Onda Atlántica, a footbridge in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Onda Arquitectura and architect and urban planner Javier Haddad built an infrastructure in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with a light, undulating form responding to the particular features of the site, a true landmark in the city offering new public spaces.

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

23-11-2021

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

It’s time for the prestigious biennial award presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects to built projects all over the world: the three finalists in the 2021 edition were announced on November 16. The projects competing for the RIBA International Prize 2021 are Friendship Hospital in Satkhira, Bangladesh, by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA; James-Simon-Galerie in Berlin, Germany, by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin; and Lille Langebro cycling and pedestrian bridge in Copenhagen, Denmark, by WilkinsonEyre and Urban Agency.

Moxon Architects’ Esperance Bridge in King’s Cross, London

05-08-2021

Moxon Architects’ Esperance Bridge in King’s Cross, London

Commissioned by King's Cross and designed by Moxon Architects and Arup, the new Esperance Bridge, named by the children of a nearby school, is inspired by the area’s industrial past. The new infrastructure crosses Regent's Canal to link Pancras Square with the area’s shopping district, Coal Drops Yard and Granary Square, a classic symbol of London.

Striatus - an arched 3D-concrete-printed bridge in Venice

23-07-2021

Striatus - an arched 3D-concrete-printed bridge in Venice

On the occasion of the Venice Architecture Biennale, an arched bridge printed in 3D concrete – the first of its kind – was installed and inaugurated at the Giardini della Marinaressa, in Venice. The project was developed by ETH Zürich's Block Research Group in collaboration with the Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group (ZHACODE), division of the architecture firm with the same name, and with Incremental3D (in3D). Moreover, the project and was made possible thanks to the two-component concrete developed by Holcim.

A hi-tech footbridge over the Moldau

02-04-2021

A hi-tech footbridge over the Moldau

A team of architects and engineers from Prague’s Klokner Institute CTU have built a footbridge over Bohemia’s Moldau River, on the EuroVelo 7 cycling route from Sweden to Sicily.

Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk designs new pedestrian bridge over the Vøringsfossen waterfall in Norway

29-10-2020

Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk designs new pedestrian bridge over the Vøringsfossen waterfall in Norway

Architecture and landscape: the indissoluble pair that accompanies every stretch of the so-called Norwegian Scenic Routes. A clearly visible dialogue in the project designed by architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk for the Vøringsfossen waterfall, the largest in Norway and a popular tourist attraction since the early 1800s. The suspension bridge, with its 99 steps, is part of the Norwegian Scenic Route Hardangervidda, the largest Norwegian Scenic Route project to date and set to be completed in 2023.

Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

22-10-2020

Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

Czech architectural practice OV-A has designed a transparent walkway connecting two historic buildings and giving Prague’s University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) a new symbol. A contemporary design with a shape that speaks to the world of chemistry sets up an elegant connection with the old buildings.

A glass bridge in China by UAD

08-09-2020

A glass bridge in China by UAD

The glass bridge in the Huangchuan Three Gorges Scenic Area designed by the Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University Co. Ltd. (UAD) has set the local benchmark for high-tech engineering, and at the same time looks as if it has sprung forth from the natural environment.

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