Infrastructure

Memorial Bridge Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia, 3LHD

Memorial Bridge Rijeka

Text description provided by the architects. The Memorial Bridge is a spatial intervention and an urban public object, a construction with tactile properties and a symbolic object. It is a pedestrian bridge that embodies the utilitarian function and a memory of the Croatian war of Independence veterans, a place of […]

Car Park One at Chesapeake, Oklahoma City, United States, Rand Elliott Architects

Car Park One at Chesapeake

Text description provided by the architects. The exterior of the building features staggered metal panels which function to screen views of the vehicles and provide airflow to qualify the building as an open parking structure. Internal ramps and screening vehicles from view is visually harmonious with the adjacent structures. The […]

The Falkirk Wheel and Visitor Centre, Falkirk, Scotland, RMJM

The Falkirk Wheel and Visitor Centre

Text description provided by the architects. The Falkirk Wheel is the world’s first rotating boat lift designed to connect the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal 25 metres below and forms part of the Millennium Link Project – a £74 million investment to link the west and east coasts of Scotland with an inland […]

Gazoline Petrol Station, Cuneo, Italy, DaMilano Studio

Gazoline Petrol Station

Text description provided by the architects. The design of a service station is a strong reference to the idea of travel, short or long-distance routes interrupted only by a few stops and then back on the road. A break for refuelling, or just to stretch a bit ‘legs before continuing […]

Mineta San José International Airport, California, United States, IDOM

Mineta San José International Airport

Text description provided by the architects. Terminal B at the Mineta San Jose International Airport by Fentress Architects fits right in to its Silicon Valley Home. Fentress Architects created a building that takes advantage of available technology to assure a safe building with state of the art amenities for its […]

Tower of Winds, Yokohama, Japan, Toyo Ito & Associates

Tower of Winds

The formal solutions and use of technology on this project reveal all the contemporaneity of 21st century architecture, making it a highly innovative form of architecture. It is one of Toyo Ito’s best-known projects that earned him the 1987 Edwin Guth Memorial Award of Excellence from […]

Webb Bridge, Melbourne, Australia, Denton Corker Marshall

Webb Bridge

The Webb Bridge in Melbourne by Denton, Corker & Marshall (DCM) pedestrian/cycle bridge over the Yarra River as part of a public art project in Melbourne’s Docklands area. In collaboration with artist Robert Owen. The design received first prize in a limited design competition. The brief called for the re-use […]

TWA Flight Center, New York, USA, Eero Saarinen

TWA Flight Centre

Saarinen’s design originated in a futuristic way and featured a prominent wing-shaped thin shell roof, constructed over the main terminal (head house). It also had tube-shaped departure and arrival corridors, originally wrapped in red carpet that were quite unusual. An other aspect of the design and very critical to its’ […]

Helix Bridge, Singapore, Cox Architecture, Architects 61

Helix Bridge

Helix Bridge in Singapore was designed to create a pedestrian connection across the head of the Singapore River, having the city’s existing CBD on one side and its new Bayfront district on the other. The bridge was commissioned as the winning design of an international competition in 2006. The plan […]

Trinity Bridge, Manchester, United Kingdom, Santiago Calatrava

Trinity Bridge

Trinity Bridge in Manchester is a small, domestically scaled footbridge, settled across the Irwell River in a densely built area of central area. The single walkway that starts from the Manchester side of the river forks in mid air on the Salford side, curving into a choice of ramped pathways […]