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Railway Footbridge at Roche-sur-Yon / Bernard Tschumi Architects + HDA

00:00 - 2 April, 2010
Railway Footbridge at Roche-sur-Yon / Bernard Tschumi Architects + HDA, © Christian Richters
© Christian Richters

© Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters + 16

  • Architects

    Bernard Tschumi & Hugh Dutton Architects
  • Location

    Roche-sur-Yon, France
  • Project Team

    SNCF - Engineering Departement, Jean-Marie Garnier
  • Bernard Tschumi Architects Team

    chematic Design, Design Development: Francoise Akinosho, Ben Edelberg, Kim Starr. Construction Documents / Site Supervision : Véronique Descharrières, Vincent Prunier, Rémy Cointet, Alice Dufourmontelle
  • HDA Team

    Pierluigi Bucci, Pierre Chassagne, Francesco Cingolani, Maria Angela Corsi, Pietro Demontis, Gaëtan Kolher, Cathy Shortle, Romain Stieltjes, Carla Zaccheddu
  • Hda Team

    Pierluigi Bucci, Pierre Chassagne, Francesco Cingolani, Maria Angela Corsi, Pietro Demontis, Gaëtan Kolher, Cathy Shortle, Romain Stieltjes, Carla Zaccheddu
  • Client

    City of Roche sur Yon
  • Budget

    $6,000,000
  • Contractor

    Renaudat Centre Constructions
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Pylons of the future: Dancing with Nature / HDA

10:54 - 12 February, 2010

HDA’s construction technologies used for the arch of the Turin Olympic Footbridge (previously featured on AD), have been further refined for their most recent award winning competition proposal, entitled Pylons of the future: Dancing with Nature. The competition, held by Terna, a private national electricity provider, asked participants to design pylons of the highest technical and aesthetic quality with a minimal impact on the environment. HDA’s design response was based on transforming the current ‘industrial soldier’ image of today’s pylons into an elegant shape whose form was inspired by nature.

More images and more about the pylons after the break.