tedeschi + degni: parametric cloudbridge forms non-linear path
tedeschi + degni: parametric cloudbridge forms non-linear path tedeschi + degni: parametric cloudbridge forms non-linear path
oct 02, 2013
tedeschi + degni: parametric cloudbridge forms non-linear path

tedeschi + degni: parametric cloudbridge forms non-linear path
all images courtesy of tedeschi and degni



merging computational techniques with a natural architectural language, ‘cloudbridge’ by architects at arturo tedeschi reflects the site’s existing landscape. influenced by sou fujimoto’s 2013 serpentine pavilion, the project creates a non-linear path suspended between two points. responding to both the mountain and the sky, a specific algorithm was used to design a cloud-shape grid that balances the asymmetric loads of the footbridge. the overlapping of transparent geometric forms joins the bridge together, offering an experience that helps to promotes a journey rather than just a passing from ‘a’ to ‘b’.



concept drawings for the ‘cloudbridge’ design



the path between the two points was drawn to create a journey through the geometric volume



a specific computer algorithm formed the cloud-shape grid



the non-linear path responds to both the vertical and horizontal experience of passing along a bridge



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