London Bridge is Standing Up: Design proposals shortlisted in new bridge for London competition

An international competition to design a new pedestrian bridge over the River Thames between Nine Elms and Pimlico in London, which saw over 70 entries submitted, has come down to 4 shortlisted proposals.

Planned as a Pedestrian and Cycling bridge, the scheme is part of a £1 billion plan to transform the Nine Elms “regeneration area”, may cost a little over  £26 million.

Here are the 4 shortlisted proposals,

Buro Happold with Marks Barfield Architects, J&L Gibbons Landscape Architects, Gardiner and Theobald
Bystrup Architecture Design and Engineering with Robin Snell & Partners, Sven Ole Hansen ApS, Aarsleff and ÅF Lighting
Ove Arup & Partners with Hopkins Architects and Grant Associates
Ove Arup & Partners with AL_A, Gross Max, Equals Consulting and Movement Strategies

The shortlist was selected by a professional jury that also considered feedback from more than 1,000 people who responded to the stage one public exhibitions, as well as detailed technical assessments for each proposal.

The next stage of the competition will see the shortlisted teams develop their initial ideas into detailed designs with the winning team to be announced in late autumn this year.

[via designweek]


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