This Week, London And Copenhagen Unveiled Ambitious Plans For Pedestrian And Cycle Bridges

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This week on Dezeen: it was a bumper week for bridges, with Steven Holl’s elevated style to span Copenhagen harbour exposed ahead of two proposals for pedestrian and cycle crossings in London.

Copenhagen Gate by Steven HollSteven Holl to create Copenhagen skyscrapers linked by 65-metre-high cycle bridge

Holl’s cycle bridge between two skyscrapers for Copenhagen kicked off the string of strategies for non-vehicular transport hyperlinks.

London pedestrian and cycle bridge proposal by reFormReForm Architects’ ideas for an opening bridge would let each pedestrians and cyclists to travel among Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe

ReForm Architects then uncovered plans for an opening bridge that would permit each pedestrians and cyclists to travel across the River Thames at Canary Wharf, shortly ahead of Bystrup was chosen to style a new pedestrian and cycle bridge additional upstream in west London (principal picture).

Transport for London's 200-metre-long Crossrail trainsTransport for London’s 200-metre-long Crossrail trains

Transport for London also launched renderings and a video showing the latest model of trains originally developed by Barber and Osgerby for the city’s east-west rail link Crossrail, whilst Airbus patented removable aeroplane cabins for more quickly boarding.

Zaatari refugee camp in JordanRefugee camps like Zaatari in Jordan are the cities of the future, according to a humanitarian-help expert

An Audi strategist told Dezeen that driverless automobiles could spell the finish for domestic flights, and a humanitarian-assist skilled explained why he thinks refugee camps are the “cities of tomorrow”.

Royal College of ArtLondon’s Royal University of Art plans to develop a new £100 million style and technology campus

The United kingdom government pledged to contribute money in direction of a new layout and technologies campus for London’s Royal College of Artwork, while David Chipperfield and Richard Rogers joined a campaign against plans to move the city’s The Cass Faulty of Artwork, Architecture and Design.

The Factory, Manchester by OMAOMA’s large arts venue The Factory will be developed in Manchester

OMA won a competition to style a massive arts venue for Manchester, and SANAA was picked more than Snøhetta to create a new national gallery in Budapest.

Flint House by Skene Catling de la PenaSkene Catling de la Pena’s Flint Property, winner of Uk House of the 12 months

In other news this week, Skene Catling de la Pena’s Flint House was named United kingdom Property of the 12 months.

Montebar Villa by JMA ArchitectsFaceted home in the Swiss Alps by JM Architecture

Other well-liked architecture tasks incorporated an angular house in the Swiss Alps, a rebuilt property in Mexico with below-stair storage and a London residence extension that functions a double-height window wall.

London house extension by Alexander Martin ArchitectsLondon home extension by Alexander Martin

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Connected film: London’s 1st pedestrian and cycle bridge proposed for Canary Wharf

London studio reForm Architects has exposed programs for an opening bridge that would allow both pedestrians and cyclists to travel across the River Thames between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe. Larger version + story »

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