pedestrian and cycle crossing over the Emscher Canal
scope of work:
workshop design of steel structure
Castrop-Rauxel / Germany
An unusual foot and cycle bridge is being built in Castrop-Rauxel near Dortmund. The bridge will be 412 metres long and will cross the Rhine-Herne Canal in a double S-shape, rising and falling while at the same time varying in cross-section.
When built, it will undoubtedly be an intriguing structure, a new reference point and a tourist attraction for the region. Nevertheless, this bold architectural vision presented the constructors with an interesting and demanding challenge.
At the invitation of the general contractor, our office took up the gauntlet. The result was a complete workshop design of the steel structure, including a 3D model accurately depicting this unusual shape.
Under construction. A precise 3D model materialises into reality.
© Rupert Oberhäuser
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