Here is the design proposal for a footbridge across the Drava river for the Maribor-EPK 2012 Competition by Ja Studio in collaboration with Tadj-Farzin Studio.
Here’s a detailed project description from Ja Studio:
The city of Maribor, the second largest city in Slovenia and it is getting ready to become the European Capital of Culture in 2012. As part of the three catalyst projects to revive the historic riverfront of the city, the city of Maribor host a competition to design a 150 meter long footbridge for walking and cycling on the location of a demolished historic bridge. Ja Studio’s proposal was an effort to re-visit the idea of the bridge as a multi-functional urban surface that resolves its geometry between the structural issues of crossing and spanning and the functional opportunities that may potentially arise from these structural necessities. Read the rest of this entry »