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64North to Construct "Sparkling" Palo Alto Pedestrian Bridge Over Highway 101

Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto
Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto

64 North, HNTB Engineering, Bionic Landscape Architecture and sculptor Ned Kahn have been chosen by the City of Palo Alto to realized a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over the 14-lane Highway 101 at Adobe Creek. Their winning proposal, “Confluence” will connect residential and commercial areas in south Palo Alto to the Baylands Nature Preserve and the regional Bay Trail network.

Read on for more information and a video about the design. 

Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto Courtesy of the City of Palo Alto

Skype HQ / Design Blitz

© Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman
© Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman
  • Architects: Design Blitz
  • Location: 3210 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
  • Area: 54000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman

© Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman © Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman © Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman © Hoffman Chrisman & Matthew Millman

TP-H Residence / Jermyn Manthripragada

© Lucas Fladzinski © Lucas Fladzinski © Lucas Fladzinski © Lucas Fladzinski

Freidenrich Center for Translational Research / WRNS Studio

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte
  • Architects: WRNS Studio
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA, United States
  • Design Team: Kyle Elliott, John Ruffo, Li Kuo, George Klumb, Bryan Shiles, Lih-Chuin Loh, Cathy Barrett, Mette Shenker, Stephanie Hebert
  • Contractor: Devcon Construction Inc.
  • Structural: Universal Structural Engineers
  • Mep: Interface Engineering
  • Specifications: Richard Hubble
  • Civil: Steven Nakashima
  • Landscape: Interstice Architects
  • Client: Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Area: 30,690 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Bruce Damonte

© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte

AOL Offices / Studio O + A

  • Architects: Studio O + A
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Architects: Studio O + A
  • Area: 73024.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Jasper Sanidad

© Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad © Jasper Sanidad