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EPR Partner / Wiegerinck

© William Moore© William Moore© William Moore© William Moore+ 23

Zalige Bridge / NEXT architects

© Rutger Hollander© Jeroen Bosch© Rutger Hollander© Jennie Burgers+ 17

  • Architects: NEXT architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  210
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: SNL systems, Spanbeton, Strukton

NEXT Architects' Zalige Bridge Transforms Into Stepping Stones During Flood Conditions

In a country famous for its below sea level towns, combating flooding has been a key challenge for Dutch designers for centuries, resulting in the construction of numerous dikes, levees and seawalls across the country. But when tasked with creating a new pedestrian link across an urban river park in Nijmegen, NEXT Architects and H+N+S Landscape Architects decided to try a different approach: to celebrate the natural event by designing a stepping stone bridge that only becomes useful in high water conditions.

Known as the Zalige Bridge, the structure was completed in March 2016, but only just was given the opportunity to prove itself in January 2018, when water levels in the park rose to 12 m NAP+, the highest point in 15 years.

© NEXT Architects. Photography: Jan Daanen© NEXT Architects. Photography: Rutger Hollander© NEXT Architects. Photography: Jeroen Bosch© NEXT Architects. Photography: Rutger Hollander+ 22

De Drukkerij / EVA architecten

© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer© Luuk Kramer+ 20

Radboud University Dental Sciences Building / Inbo

© Jan de Vries Fotograaf© Jan de Vries Fotograaf© Eric Scholten© Eric Scholten+ 14

  • Architects: Inbo
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  25077
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: MHB, OWA GMBH, Schüco, Sto, Desso&Ex, +2

Kapkar Sf.p7s / Studio Frank Havermans

© René de Wit© René de Wit© René de Wit© René de Wit+ 15

City Bridge ‘De Oversteek’ / Ney Poulissen Architects & Engineers

© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert+ 18

Grotius Building of Radboud University Nijmegen / Benthem Crouwel Architects

© Jannes Linders© Jannes Linders© Jannes Linders© Jannes Linders+ 39

Office 05 / i29 interior architects + VMX Architects

© Ewout Huibers© Ewout Huibers© Ewout Huibers© Ewout Huibers+ 13

Faculty of Education-Nijmegen / LIAG Architects

© Ben Vulkers© Ben Vulkers© Ben Vulkers© Ben Vulkers+ 19

Residential St. Josephhof / Mecanoo

© Christian Richters© Christian Richters© Christian Richters© Christian Richters+ 11

  • Architects: Mecanoo
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8000 Area:  8000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2008 Year:  2008

Endless / BLAUW architecten

© Jan de Vries / Daph© Jan de Vries / Daph© Jan de Vries / Daph© Jan de Vries / Daph+ 11

  • Architects: BLAUW architecten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  49
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009

Dwelling-workhouse HDT / Hoogte Twee Architecten

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