heneghan peng architects: central park bridges, london 2012
 
heneghan peng architects: central park bridges, london 2012 heneghan peng architects: central park bridges, london 2012
jul 23, 2010

heneghan peng architects: central park bridges, london 2012

‘central park bridges’ by heneghan peng architects in london, england all images courtesy of heneghan peng architects

 

 

 

ireland-based firm heneghan peng architects‘ winning design proposal of the central park bridges is well underway for the 2012 london olympics. the two permanent bridges that link the narrow diagonal span over carpenters lock aim to be a continuous landscape that seamlessly extends across the various waterways and railways, forming a primary movement infrastructure surface for the park. two bowls are created on either side of the lock linking the upper park concourse with the lower level of towpaths and waterways. to celebrate and capture the spirit of the olympic games, the surface of the temporary infill deck will use recycled running shoes to create a multi-colored ‘confetti’ carpet.

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aerial model

illustrative olympic park masterplan

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