Entries by ipvDelftcom

Hovenring in Wired magazine

The Hovenring has earned the Dutch city of Eindhoven 4th place in Wired magazine’s list of 8 cities that show you what the future will look like. Of course, we couldn’t agree more… Check out the article.

Stein footbridge completed

The slender white pedestrian bridge marking one of the entrances to the newly built Heidekamp Park in Stein, was recently opened to the public. With its V-shaped pylon it stands proud in its surroundings. For more pictures, visit the project page.

Bridge Design Manual

Tomorrow at the Velo-City conference in Nantes, ipv Delft will introduce the Brief Dutch Design Manual for Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges, an English summary of the CROW Design Guide for Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges, which was also written by ipv Delft and published last year. More information on the publication and how to get a […]

Ningbo bridge selected for Round 2

America based landscape design office American G&D Group asked us to collaborate with them for a park design competition in the Chinese city of Ningbo. A substantially long pedestrian bridge was part of the project, and G&D Group asked us to deliver the bridge design. The total park design, of which our bridge is part, […]

Velo-City 2015 Nantes

We will be giving a presentation on bridge design at the international Velo-City 2015 conference in Nantes on June the 3rd. If you are interested in cycling infrastructure and urban cycling policies, check out the conference programme.  Perhaps we’ll see you there!

NEP Bridge competition London

In collaboration with Dutch engineering firm Witteveen+Bos and Winchester based Adams Hendry Consulting Ltd , we entered the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge competition. Ours was one of over 80 entries and unfortunately wasn’t shortlisted. The jury stated we were ‘another strong team’ and that ‘there was a recognition that this design is aspirational’. We proposed […]

Belgian Steel Construction Award

Last thursday, our Hovenring was awarded the Belgian Steel Construction Award in the International Category, thanks to the involvement of Belgian steel manufacturer Victor Buyck, who was responsible for producing and building the steel structure of the circular cycle bridge. Visit Infosteel.be for further details on all nominees and winners.

first UHPFRC standard bridge

In close collaboration with Hi-Con Netherlands and the construction engineers at Pieters Bouwtechniek, we developed a system of standard bridges in Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC). The first standard UHPFRC bridge was opened to the public last week. It is located in the Dutch village of Pijnacker.