NEXT architects win competition for meixi lake bridge
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nov 02, 2013
NEXT architects win competition for meixi lake bridge


‘changsha meixi lake pedestrian bridge’ by NEXT architects, Changsha, hunan province, china
image © NEXT architects

 

 

 

 

the dragon king harbor river development is a large-scale master plan aimed at reactivating a new lake district on changsha’s meixi lake. a key component to this project is the winning proposal for a pedestrian bridge designed by beijing and amsterdam-based studio NEXT architects. the 150-meter bridge stands 24 meters tall, with a unique form that resembles a moebius ring or a chinese knot originating from ancient folk art – an architecturally new identity for the developing area. it also provides crucial connection points along different planes along the harbor, from water’s edge to the elevated hills, and the various functions located in each location.

 


view from the water
image © NEXT architects

 

 


concept evolution
image © NEXT architects

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