Building to Building Pedestrian Bridge

 

Challenge Winner

We are pleased to announce that the “DSSH Bridge / sanzpont [arquitectura]” project by Sergio Sanz Pont + Victor Sanz Pont has won the latest DesignByMany challenge: “Building to Building Pedestrian Bridge” The challenge asked professionals and students in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) community to submit a proposal to design a pedestrian bridge between to two existing buildings.

DSSH Bridge / sanzpont [arquitectura] was chosen by a select group of judges, including:Andrea Graziano fromDigitAG&Ezra Groskin from Wilkinson Eyre Architects, and Robert Mencarini from SOM. We’d like to thank our judges very much for taking the time to go through the 40+ entries.

For winning the HP-supported challenge, Sergio Sanz Pont + Victor Sanz Pont will take home a brand-new HP Designjet T790 24″ PostScript ePrinter. This solution is one of the latest additions to the HP web-connected ePrinter portfolio, making large-format printing easy and offering instant file access to design professionals. With the HP Designjet T790 ePrinter, users can simply plug and print directly from a USB thumb drive or connect a laptop directly to the device to print with driverless printing. Users can also print directly from the web without a computer and preview projects through the large-format industry’s only color touchscreen interface. Big thanks to our Media Partner ArchDaily.  Again, without them we would not have had the amazing turn out that we did!

DSSH Bridge / sanzpont [arquitectura] will also be featured on ArchDaily in the coming weeks so be on the look out for that.

 

Community Winner

The winner of the community voting was the “not just a bridge ( rehabilitation el-tahrir sq. )” project by kareem aldali with over 150 votes.

not just a bridge ( rehabilitation el-tahrir sq. ) will also be featured on ArchDaily in the coming weeks so be on the look out for that. Also, kareem will receive a large format print of the design boards furnished by HP.

Runners Up

2nd - Splash by Joel Cullum

3rd - Echo by Feyi Aduroja

4th Connective Atrium by Collin Anderson

5th Twisted Motion by Nikolaus Kaufmann

 

Challenge

As designers we not only need to think about how we can originate buildings. We need to think about how we can use existing structures to accommodate new types of building programs.  This challenge is to design a pedestrian bridge between to two existing buildings.

 

Context

  • Abstracted urban setting
  • Location: Up to the designer. Please specify where you would like to locate the project.
Objectives
  • Connect two existing structures in an urban setting.
  • Use the proposed bridge zone to define the bridge assembly
  • Bridge should be modular.
  • Bridge should be quickly deploy-able (1 week or less, think prefab).
  • Design should be adaptable to various building conditions.
  • Design should allow for ample natural day lighting.

Prizes

  • HP Designjet T790 24” PostScript ePrinter - The winner of this challenge selected by the judges will take home a brand-new HP Designjet T790 24” PostScript ePrinter. Introduced on May 12, this printer is one of the latest additions to the HP web-connected ePrinter portfolio, making large-format printing easy and offering instant file access to design professionals. With the HP Designjet T790 ePrinter, users can simply plug and print directly from a USB thumb drive or connect a laptop directly to the device to print with driverless printing. Users can also print directly from the web without a computer and preview projects through the large-format industry’s only color touchscreen interface.
  • Both the winner selected by the judges and the community winner will be featured on ArchDaily, The worlds most visited architecture website.
Precedent and Sources

Judges

  • Robert Mencarini, AIA is a Sr. Digital Design Manager at Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM). He trains and leads multi-discipline project teams in Revit, advises teams on BIM and other digital design strategies, creates project BIM Execution and Quality Assurance Plans, mentors in the area of Design Technology, and co-leads SOM's firm wide BIM/Digital Design initiative. Robert is a licensed architect who received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Roger Williams University and has been using Revit since 1999 when he was recruited as the first Client Services architect at Revit Technology Corporation, later to become part of Autodesk. Robert is the technical editor of multiple Revit books.
  • Andrea Graziano runs an architectural practice in Pinerolo (TO), and the renowned "DigitAG&" blog about digital tools, generative design and scripting techniques, with a tooth for computational design into architecture and sustainability. He is member and co-founder of "Co-de-iT - Computational Design Italy", which is currently engaged in teaching some workshops about use of digital tools into architectural design and consultancy work. Designer with Eng. Alessio Erioli and Corrado Tibaldi for DuPont™ of "Corian ® 3D Math Series" winners of the Batiproduits Gold prize and honorable mention in Design Trophies at Batimat 2009 - Paris. Creator and organizer with Davide Del Giudice and Lorena Alessio [CasArtArc Settimo Torinese] of the event "AAST - Advanced Architecture Settimo Tokyo".
  • Ezra Groskin joined Wilkinson Eyre Architects in 2008, following the completion of his Masters degree at Yale University and several years of experience working for SHoP Architects in New York.
    Since joining the practice, the majority of his work has been within Wilkinson Eyre’s bridges and infrastructure team, working on projects across a range of scales from the jewel-like Ceramics Gallery footbridge at the world-famous Victoria & Albert Museum through to the refurbishment of the Westgate Bridge in Melbourne, Australia.
    Ezra’s most recent contributions to the practice’s bridge team include his role within the design team for The Peace Bridge in Northern Ireland. This ambitious project is scheduled for completion later this year and will serve as a distinctive landmark for the City of Culture in 2013. He is also currently involved in the development of the Baakenhafen Bridge in Hamburg Germany. Having contributed to the winning competition scheme, he is now a key member of the team responsible for further development and delivery of the design.
Submission
  • Required - Post design model and documentation (3d and/or 2d)
  • Required - Post Images and diagrams explaining approach
  • Optional - Post video explaining approach
Deadline
  • Submission Sunday June 26th at 11:59 pm*
  • Community Voting Sunday July 3rd at 11:59 pm**

* Judges will select a single winner as the official winner of the challenge.

** Community will select a community winner that will win a smaller prize yet to be determined.

 

44 Responses, 49 Comments show comments
not just a bridge ( rehabilitation el-tahrir sq. )

after the succses of revoultion in el-tahrir squ. this squ became a landmark in egypt just like the great pyramids , so rhe rehabilitation of this suq. became a need for all the egyption

after revolution, the nation...

kareem aldali's picture kareem aldali
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5
mansoura university
0 challenges 1 responses
15 comments show comments
Hydraulic Bridge

The hydraulic solution to the bridge competition by making the bridge move from level to level .. in small range ... but this could save time and make it easier .

using hinged supports and  sliding glass sheets and long hydraulic arms...

mosaad hassan's picture mosaad hassan
architecture 0

Ras El-Bar
Mansoura University
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18 comments show comments
Echo

A Pedestrian Bridge is not just a static object but a representation of a dynamic Vector in both its usage and urban perception. 

Feyi Aduroja's picture Feyi Aduroja
Architectural Designer 0

chicago
FGMS DESIGN
0 challenges 1 responses
11 comments show comments
connectionWEB

the connectionWEB pedestrian bridge,inspired by the theridiidae spider’s web, takes an organic role in the sociofugal urban environment. using digital advances in parametric modelling the connectionWEB  can adapt itself to most...

Daniel Caven's picture Daniel Caven
0

Chicago
illinois institute of technology
0 challenges 3 responses
1 comments show comments
Magic Boxes
Vincent  Marleau_Maxime Auger's picture Vincent Marleau_Maxime Auger
0

Montreal
home
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2 comments show comments
Bird's Nest Bridge

The concept
We inspired the idea from the bird’s nest which have the shape of rings collected together with random way . The idea of bird’s nest based on settling the nest between the branches as a connection between them....

Eslam zaki's picture Eslam zaki
mansoura 0

egypt
architechure
0 challenges 1 responses
11 comments show comments
DSSH Bridge / sanzpont [arquitectura]

Dynamic ShapeShifting Helix Bridge 

_Make sure to watch YouTube video to see the project in motion_

...

Sergio Sanz Pont + Victor Sanz Pont's picture Sergio Sanz Pont + Victor Sanz Pont
Architects 0

Barcelona
sanzpont [arquitectura]
0 challenges 2 responses
9 comments show comments
Nimbus

Nimbus is a revolutionary step in modular bridge design. It is composed of interchangeable elements that allow for ease of construction...

Tim & Erin 's picture Tim & Erin
0

Tucson
CPArquitectura + Catapulting Collaborative
0 challenges 2 responses
2 comments show comments
B.L.I.M.P.

B.L.I.M.P. begins with the idea that connections should be available in any location between any buildings regardless of exterior finish, structural issues, or span and at a decreased cost. 

B.L.I.M.P. uses modular platform units...

CloudLAB's picture CloudLAB
Technician de Bubbles 0

Portland
CloudLAB
0 challenges 1 responses
5 comments show comments
NEUROBRIDGE

Organ systems of living being  is an incredible system, it can integrate all resources on the same frame of work or flow. In this system the one which keep the system runs are nerve (signal) and circulation system (...

Wisnu's picture Wisnu
0

DKI Jakarta

0 challenges 3 responses
4 comments show comments
Sinewave Bridge

 

The Sinewave Bridge was inspired by the
pop-up sculpures by Peter Dahmen.

Origami, the art of folding paper, turns up endless forms to obtain
flexible and adaptable models. The use of advanced parametric tools...

FaustaLedda_DavideMadeddu's picture FaustaLedda_DavideMadeddu
0



0 challenges 1 responses
2 comments show comments
Sky shaped Sky

Bridge between two houses. Balcony in the sky, searching new conditions of live in Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain. Created by layers and compresion, this bridge give the possibility to find new ways or urban develope from the basic...

Rodrigo's picture Rodrigo
Sky shaped sky 0

Segovia
IE Universidad
0 challenges 2 responses
5 comments show comments
Bridging the Gap

  Thinking about a modular, quickly deploy- able and adaptable bridge design a quite complex shape based on parametric design strategies and digital fabrication methods was developed. We started to...

Studio BÄNG's picture Studio BÄNG
0

Weimar

0 challenges 1 responses
0 comments show comments
Fast Open Bridge
hassan's picture hassan
0



0 challenges 1 responses
6 comments show comments
Folded Plate Bridge

The Folded Plate Bridge draws inspiration from the ancient and complex art of origami to achieve structural integrity and spatial variation in a unique site condition. 

Nicholas Stipinovich's picture Nicholas Stipinovich
MArch 1 Candidate 0

Troy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
0 challenges 1 responses
1 comments show comments
RAI bridge museum, Turin,Italy

 

The plot is situated in Turin, North Italy in close proximity
with the cinema museum Mole Antonelliana.

 The spatial and historical analysis...

Denitsa Parleva's picture Denitsa Parleva
0

GENT,BELGIUM
ST-LUCAS-GENT,BELGIUM
0 challenges 1 responses
0 comments show comments
SPLASH

'Splash' is a bridge caught within a single frame of explosive velocity. The tensional lattice work is integeral to the structure of the suspended deck, whilst providing the chaotic, yet ordered network of cables and compression rods...

Joel Cullum's picture Joel Cullum
0

London

0 challenges 2 responses
1 comments show comments
_twisted motion

everything was created in revit, renderings were also done in revit and then worked on with photoshop.

i hope you enjoy my design and leave some comments.

Nikolaus Kaufmann's picture Nikolaus Kaufmann
0


Tu Graz
0 challenges 2 responses
2 comments show comments
connecT.U.B.E.

This modular bridge allows a connection between Victoria Univeristy’s School of Architecture & Design to an adjacent building...

Spencer Crocker's picture Spencer Crocker
0


Victoria University Wellington
0 challenges 1 responses
0 comments show comments
The Modular Bridge

The whole design concept for the bridge is all about simplicity and modularity in which the presentation is approach in a similar manner. It has an orthotropic approach with a singular truss from the top. The design has a 1 metre module which is...

Nigel Majalang's picture Nigel Majalang
0



0 challenges 2 responses
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