snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architects
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feb 28, 2013
snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architects

‘tullhus bridge, norrkoping’ by erik andersson architects
LED lit at sundown



located in norrköping, the tullhus bridge by swedish erik andersson architects takes pedestrians and cyclists
from strömsholmen to the north quay in the city centre. being part of the urban planning strategy of the city
since the 1950’s, the new construction of the overpass will now link the residential area around strömsholmen
to its downtown district.


painted in a silver metallic finish, the 72 meter long extension is constructed of steel and has an hourglass
shaped body –  tapering towards its midpoint both in plan and section, reflecting against the motala ström.
a built-in hot-air system makes it possible to heat the walk-way and keep it clear from snow in the winter.
the handrails feature a built-in led lighting system, illuminating the walkway and guiding pedestrians and
cyclists over the newly-built bridge.



the bridge spans motala ström



concrete base



railing detail



walkway of bridge



illuminated walkway



steps up to bridge



snow-free bridge in winter



LED illumination



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