WAN Awards

WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2016

SEARCH   
 
Previous Next
 

Origami Bridge, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Thursday 12 Jan 2006
 

Studio Bednarski wins in Wales

 
Origami Bridge by Studio Bednarski Ltd in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
 
 
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment
 

 

London based Studio Bednarski working with Flint & Neill Partnership have won a limited competition organised by the Welsh Development Agency to which four design teams were invited. The shortlist included also Grimshaw, Yee Associates and Murray Dunlop Architects. The 37-acre area, known as Roath Basin South, is located southeast of Cardiff Bay. This yet to be reclaimed land is accessible only through a single lift bridge. Infrastructure works necessary to support development of this area include the provision of a new fixed link crossing over the Outer Lock. The lock, 24 meters wide, is a listed structure and this was the critical factor that influenced the form of the winning bridge design. Structural supports to the bridge deck have been moved away from the dock walls resulting in a 41m structural span.

Key Facts

Status Design
Value 0(m€)
Studio Bednarski Ltd
www.studio-bednarski.com

More projects by this architect

Sliding Bridge

Gdansk Bridge Competition

Opening Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge

Lekki Foreshore Masterplan

Fabian Way Bridge

More Projects

 
WIN Awards 2016
WAN Business Information
ECOWAN
 

Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site