Calatrava designed Peace Bridge opens in Calgary

March 27, 2012,AEDT

The striking red Peace Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava opened to the public with a community celebration on Saturday 24 March. The bridge design was unveiled in 2009 to varied opinions and created controvesy for its color, design and cost. Now that has faded | Read More

Pedestrian Bridge | Aarschot Belgium | West 8

November 18, 2011,AEDT

The first completed project of the urban renewal project ‘Aarschot on tracks’ is Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge by West 8. From now on, it serves not only as a ‘landmark’, but it also breaks the barrier effect of the rail tracks. | Read More

New Lighting Design for San Diego’s Coronado Bridge

April 10, 2011,AEDT

An international team led by London based artist Peter Fink (Form Associates) and lighting designer Mark Major (Speirs + Major) in association with Buro Happold in Los Angeles has been announced as the winner of the largest interactive green energy | Read More

Mega bridge project gets ‘green’ light

October 29, 2009,AEDT

Measures proposed for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge’s construction and operation have been deemed environmentally acceptable, the project’s chief engineer Aaron Bok says. Consultants completed the project’s environmental impact assessment for the Highways Department Mr Bok describes the planning process as | Read More

New Bridge Design competition for Calgary

August 18, 2009,AEDT

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation(CMLC) has announced a bridge design competition for St.Patrick’s Bridge. CMLC has been charged with the responsibility of implementing public infrastructure improvements that will be the catalyst for private and public sector development in the Rivers | Read More

Calgary’s Calatrava footbridge unveiled

August 1, 2009,AEDT

Calgary Herald reports CALGARY – The newly released design for the city’s new pedestrian bridge has been derided by some Calgarians as a gaudy red waste of $24.5 million, and praised by others as a sleek, elegant contribution to downtown | Read More

Bridge Vlaardingse Vaart officially opened – West 8

April 21, 2009,AEDT

West 8 reports “Saturday the 18th of April the new pedestrian bicycle bridge ‘The Twist’, designed by West 8 for the City of Vlaardingen, was officialy opened at the shores of the Vlaardingse Vaart in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. In February | Read More

Auckland firm to design $3b bridge – NZ Herald News

March 1, 2009,AEDT

NZ Herald News reports “An Auckland engineering firm has won the contract to design a US$1.5 billion ($2.9 billion) Bangladesh bridge. Maunsell AECOM NZ Newmarket office scored the job for the Padma Bridge, which is to be Bangladesh’s largest and | Read More

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