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Kurilpa Bridge: Brisbane's New Bridge download ebook

by Cox Rayner

Kurilpa Bridge: Brisbane's New Bridge download ebook
ISBN:
186470408X
ISBN13:
978-1864704082
Author:
Cox Rayner
Publisher:
Images Publishing Dist Ac (April 16, 2012)
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100 pages
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1971 kb
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The bridge connects Kurilpa Point in South Brisbane to Tank Street in the Brisbane central business district. In 2011, the bridge was judged World Transport Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival.

Completed in 2009 in Brisbane, Australia. Images by Christopher Frederick Jones. Text description provided by the architects. The Kurilpa Bridge project was an opportunity to not only make a new pedestrian and cycle connection across Brisbane’s river but also new forms of public space, as well as a symbol of a city forging its identity at the forefront of art, science and technology.

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Haig Beck, Jackie Cooper. A visual feast brought to life by architectural innovators Cox Rayner - featuring hundreds of spectacular full-colour photographs - capturing the sculptural marvel that is Kurilpa Bridge

Haig Beck, Jackie Cooper. A visual feast brought to life by architectural innovators Cox Rayner - featuring hundreds of spectacular full-colour photographs - capturing the sculptural marvel that is Kurilpa Bridge. The Kurilpa Bridge project was an opportunity to not only make a new pedestrian and cycle connection across Brisbane's river, it was an opportunity to form a new public space. The result is a symbol of a city which is forging an identity at the forefront of art, science, and technology.

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The Kurilpa Bridge is the brainchild of Cox Rayner Architects – the Brisbane studio of Australian firm Cox Architecture – although Arup acted as both structural engineer and design partner. Photograph is by Kgbo. Viewed from most perspectives, the bridge looks like a mess of cables and beams. The slender round beams extend out at different angles, and steel cables branch out from them to support the 470-metre-long deck. The design team described it as the "world's first tensegrity bridge", due to its combination of components in tension and in compression.

Kurilpa Bridge, Brisbane, Queensland . The world's first tensegrity bridge. The bold design is the result of a two-year creative partnership between Cox Rayner, Baulderstone and Arup – a leader in the advanced geometry required for tensegrity-inspired structures.

Kurilpa Bridge – Cox Rayner Architects with Arup

Kurilpa Bridge – Cox Rayner Architects with Arup.

Brisbane’s Kurilpa Bridge has been judged the world’s best transport project at the World Architectural Awards in Barcelona. It is the first Queensland project to win a World Architecture Award and the second time designer Cox Rayner Architects has taken out a World Architecture Award. Award-winning architecture. Brisbane's Kurilpa Bridge. The Kurilpa Bridge, which spans the Brisbane River near the Gallery of Modern Art at South Brisbane’s Kurilpa Point, was judged the World Transport Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival last week.

by Arcspace 18. Jul 2012. Infrastructure/ transportation Project. Photo: David Sandison. Neither Cox Rayner nor Arup, lead by its engineer Tristram Carfrae, had any particular metaphor in mind when designing the bridge, but sought to demonstrate a completely new way to span a river that Brisbane could embrace as its own. If anything, we thought more abstractly of dance or contemporary symphony – seeing the bridge as a convergence of art and structure leading people towards the city’s art galleries. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones.

The KurilpaBridge project was an opportunity to not only make a new pedestrian and cycle connection across Brisbane’s river, it was an opportunity to form a new public space. The result is a symbol of a city, which is forging an identity at the forefront of art, science and technology.The conceptualization was based upon Buckminster Fuller’s principles of tensegrity.Its priority was to simultaneously resolve unusual physical challenges, such as navigational constraints and motorway spanning and embrace the spirit of a city which is relaxed, subtropical and seeking to prioritize walking, cycling and healthy lifestyle.Equally, the design of the structure and its spaces is conceived to celebrate and engage with the river both viewed from its vantage points and viewed out from its primary and ancillary spaces. Lastly, on an international perspective, it is designed to embody and convey Brisbane’s emergence as a contemporary design city.