BRIDGE ALAMEDA CALATRAVA PDF

Samuel Beckett Bridge Dublin more Commissioned by Dublin Alameda Bridge and Subway Station Valencia more The Alameda Bridge . Alameda Bridge is a road bridge, tied-arch bridge and steel bridge that Bourrat, Alexis / Calatrava, Santiago / Datry, Jean-Bernard (). Also known as the Pont de l”Exposicio, the Alameda bridge links the city Both structures were designed by Santiago Calatrava, a local Valencian architect.

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It was originally posted on Panarimo by radwoc. When open, these doors frame the entrances; when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station.

Alemeda bridge

Alameda Bridge and Subway Station Valencia. Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage. The Alameda Bridge spans meters Both structures were designed by Santiago Calatrava, a local Valencian architect.

The total length of the bridge is meters After laameda the first prize, the design was modified to cover the entire station while creating an open space that would emphasize the line to the park. Details off the licence can be seen by clicking on the image Beneath the bridge is the Alameda Metro station.

The subway station is aligned along the same longitudinal axis as the bridge.

Alameda Bridge and Subway Station

At night, light filters up through the glass inlay to gently illuminate the bridge. Also known as the Pont de l”Exposicio, the Alameda bridge links the city centre of Valencia with the university district bride spanning metres across the dry river bed, now a park, of the River Turia.

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The white painted soffice forms a gentle curve over the piazza-like roof of the Alameda subway station. The steel bridge structure employs an arch inclined at an degree angle, made calatrxva of two basic tubes of constant yet different diameter, joined by regularly-spaced welded webs.

A simple local cladding made of broken white tiles is used for the wall surfaces. Once the station was complete, the bridge was winched into position. The bridge and the station were constructed simultaneously and when the station was completed the bridge was winched into position. When open, these doors frame the entrances; when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station. An open station was proposed in the original competition design, with access at the north and south ends of the new bridge.

To ensure the stability of the offset arch, rigid tension arms are placed at regular intervals of 5. The platforms can be reached via elevators housed in the buttresses of the bridge and via escalators and stairs that are accessed through mechanical doors.

Overview Gallery Map Close. At night, light filters up through the glass inlay to gently illuminate the bridge. Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage.

To btidge the stability of the offset arch, rigid tension arms are placed at regular intervals of 5. Read more Close text. The steel bridge structure employs an arch inclined at an degree angle, made up of two basic tubes of constant yet different diameter, joined by regularly-spaced welded webs.

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Projects (Thumbnails) – Santiago Calatrava – Architects & Engineers

Santiago Calatrava’s website explains that, ” The two elements have been treated as independent urban features, with organized sets of ramps and stairways providing indirect connections between them.

The vehicle deck, comprising of four consecutive cells is designed for maximum rigidity, while the pedestrian decks are cantilevered off to each side.

Externally, the subway is now expressed only as a paved and translucent-glass surface, punctuated by a series of protruding, angled skylights. A simple local cladding made of broken white tiles is used for the wall surfaces. The vehicle deck, comprising of four consecutive cells is designed for maximum rigidity, while the pedestrian decks are cantilevered off to each side.

The approaches to the subway are from either side of the embankment, via ramps and stairs that lead down to the plaza. Due to the constraints of construction and scheduling, the bridge and the station were built simultaneously.