'spans   exhibition: viaducts, bridges and walkways'
aug 07, 2008
'spans exhibition: viaducts, bridges and walkways'

spans – exhibition: viaducts, bridges and walkways
july 24 – september 20, 2008
the building centre, london

london is city situated next to many waterways. any city situated near a river will most
definitely also have bridges and london has many, including the historic london bridge.
‘spans – exhibition: viaducts, bridges and walkways’ focuses on the more contemporary
bridges built recently or planned for the future, including the 2012 olympics. these range
from small footpaths to major arteries. the exhibit features many examples focusing on
the rapid prototype model of the crossings project in dorset produced for the exhibit.
a number of the bridge architects featured in the exhibit will also be giving lectures
every wednesday.

20 august – jim eyre, director, wilkinson eyre architects3 september – matthew wells, director, techniker
10 september – martin knight, knight architects and renato benedetti, partner,
17 september – julia barfield, director, marks barfield architects and jane wernick,
director, jane wernick associates


‘river hull footbridge’ (hull) by
by mcdowell+benedetti
image credit:
by mcdowell+benedetti

‘tamar pedestrian & cycle bridge’ (tamar valley world heritage house)
by studio bednarski

‘blue boar creek’ (rochester riverside, kent) by birds portchmouth russum
image credit: birds portchmouth russum

‘olympic park footbridge’ (london) by heneghan peng architects
image credit: archimation

‘castleford bridge’ (castleford) by mcdowell+benedetti
image credit: tim boar

‘eel net bridge’ (london) by hakes assoiciates
image credit: hakes assoiciates

‘crossings’ (hooke park, dorset) by architectural association custerson award –
a seven stage workshop directed by valentin bontjes van beek & nathalie rozencwajg
image credit: sue barr

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