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Petah Tikvah Footbridge, Petah Tikvah, Israel

Friday 15 Dec 2006
 

Calatrava in Israel

 
 
 
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10/03/09 Ahava, Jerusalem
This project is creating a mess in Jerusalem, its creating high traffic, it needs to be done asap
 

Museum exhibition lands 's Calatrava first project in Israel 

Santiago Calatrava recently dedicated his first project in Israel- a footbridge in Petah Tikvah a suburb of Tel Aviv. The 164 feet long span Y-shaped cable-stayed bridge will connect Rabin Hospital to a major shopping mall, a residential development and a public park. The structure is supported from a 95-foot high inclined steel pylon, which is situated where the three spans intersect. Light in construction, the bridge is built principally of steel with a glass-paved deck. Calatrava notes that he got the commission with Azorim Proprieties after the developer saw an exhibition of the Architect’s work at the Technion Museum in Tel Aviv. A second project in Israel by Calatrava, the Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge, is currently underway.

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