Hovenring Cycle pylon bridge Eindhoven, bridge design by ipv Delft

touring Australia

Senior designer and project manager Adriaan Kok is currently on a tour across Australia, where he has already met local government, large engineering firms, cycling advocates and other parties involved with bicycle infrastructure in the Perth area. He is currently in Melbourne, doing the same and will then go on towards Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane.
The West Australian recently published an article, which you can read here.

 

bycicle roundabout Eindhoven, Hovenring, innovative bridge design by ipv Delft

meet us in Australia!

Our very own Adriaan Kok will be a speaker at the 8th Australian Small Bridges Conference in November! Check out the accepted abstracts for this interesting conference. Perhaps we will meet you there…

Hovenring Eindhoven cyclebridge, circle shaped bridge above highway, design of the bridge by ipv Delft

ipv Delft at Velo-city 2017 – June 13-16

For those interested in bicycle infrastructure and bicycle related policy and design, the international Velo-city conference is a must. Next week, the Dutch cities of Arnhem and Nijmegen are hosting Velo-city 2017. Of course, ipv Delft is there! We are hosting a CROW-session called Meet the makers, focusing on the Hovenring design and the Brief Dutch Design Manual for Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges. We are also organising two extra-curricular excursions to the Hovenring and the Van Gogh bicycle path. Detailed info can be found on the Velo-City website.

Kalvervaard bridge, member of bridge family Noordwaard, design by ipv Delft

new projects added

Several new projects were recently uploaded to this website. For instance check out our design for the Nigtevecht bicycle bridge, the many bridges we designed for the Noordwaard depoldering or ‘golden oldie’ Boschpoort Bridge...

bridge design Taichung bridge, visualisation, design by ipv Delft

Taichung bicycle bridge

Our design for a bicycle and pedestrian bridge in the Taiwanese city of Taichung is set to be built by the end of 2017. The Construction Bureau of Taichung city, Taiwan is planning to create a 20 kilometre long leisure path crossing the towns eastern side. America based landscape design office American G&D Group was recently chosen to be responsible for the park design. The plans include an innovative 370 m long bicycle and pedestrian bridge with supports that double as reservoirs, which we were asked to design.

side view bridge Fortmond Olst, bridge design by ipv Delft

submersible bridge nominated for Concrete Award

The submersible Fortmond bridge is one of the nominees for the Betonprijs, the Dutch Concrete Awards. The jury praised its 6 week construction time and the fact that the bridge is designed to serve nature.

circular cable-stayed bicycle bridge, design by ipv Delft, Eindhoven

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.

traffic bridge Stationsweg Heerhugowaard, bridge, design by ipv Delft, shortcut

Vélo-City presentation now online

At the Vélo-City conference in Nantes, earlier this month, Adriaan Kok gave an interesting lecture on our bicycle bridge design approach. You can watch it here and get inspired!

cycle bridge Auke Vleerstraat, Enschede, The Netherlands, bridge design by ipv Delft, low view with unique print at the bottom

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 free download link can be found here.

Werkdonken cycle bridge Breda, low view from rvs and conrete slender bridge

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!