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Zaha Hadid and Martin Knight Compete with Chinese Firms to Design Bridges in Guangzhou

Zaha Hadid and Martin Knight Compete with Chinese Firms to Design Bridges in Guangzhou
Zaha Hadid and Martin Knight Compete with Chinese Firms to Design Bridges in Guangzhou, © Flickr CC User jo.sau
© Flickr CC User jo.sau

Guangzhou, China's third largest city, is planning to rebuild four bridges in its region - the Renmin, Jiangwan, Haiyin, and Liede Bridges. Three teams have been shortlisted for each bridge, all of which are Chinese practices with the exception of Zaha Hadid Architects, Knight Architects and NEXT Architects. As BDOnline reports, the finalists are expected to propose a range of options, from small upgrades to complete rebuilds. A winner for each will be selected in February, after the Chinese new year. 

The shortlisted practices for each bridge include...

Renmin Bridge: 

  • Architects & Engineers of Southeast University
  • Social Design Interaction Network with China ENFI Engineering
  • GAP Design International Limited with Tianjin Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute 

Jiangwan Bridge: 

  • Zaha Hadid Architects with T.Y. Lin International Engineering Consulting
  • Knight Architects with Shenzhen Shantian Architectural Design
  • Architecture Design and Research Institute of South China University of Technology

Haiyin Bridge: 

  • Knight Architects with Shenzhen Shantian Architectural Design
  • Zaha Hadid Architects with T.Y. Lin International Engineering Consulting
  • Architects & Engineers of Southeast University

Liede Bridge: 

  • GAP Design International Limited with Tianjin Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute 
  • NEXT Architects

News via Guangzhou Public Reasources Trading CenterBDOnline

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Zaha Hadid and Martin Knight Compete with Chinese Firms to Design Bridges in Guangzhou" 27 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/781115/zaha-hadid-and-martin-knight-compete-with-chinese-firms-to-design-bridges-in-guangzhou/>