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

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architects

‘tullhus bridge, norrkoping’ by erik andersson architectsLED 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 center. 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.

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectsthe bridge spans motala ström

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectsconcrete base

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectsrailing detail

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectswalkway of bridge

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectsilluminated walkway

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectssteps up to bridge

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectssnow-free bridge in winter

snow free pedestrian bridge by erik andersson architectsLED illumination



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  • How is the hot air to warm the bridge generated?

    JJ says:
  • Skillfully created for them civilaz I particularly like seeing the snow and the lines..reminders of nyc.

    n1gga says:

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