We are very proud and pleased to tell you that our Waalhaven Bridge has been highly commended at the Footbridge Awards 2017 yesterday! Curious about this project? Check it out here.
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…
Crossing a marshalling yard on the edge of the Port of Rotterdam, this new pedestrian bridge is a long and much needed recreational connection between city and port. Its structure is slender and efficient, and refers to the typical container cranes of the nearby port.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.