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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Alameda Bridge and Subway Station / Valencia (Map) – Santiago Calatrava – Architects & Engineers

It was originally posted on Panarimo by radwoc. Read more Close text. A simple local cladding made of broken white tiles is used for the wall surfaces. Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage.

After awarded 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. The total length of the bridge is meters The white painted soffice forms a gentle curve over the piazza-like roof of the Alameda subway station.

Santiago Calatrava’s website explains that, ” 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.

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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 by spanning metres across the dry river bed, now a park, of the River Turia.

A subway station, aligned on the same longitudinal axis directly below the bridge was constructed at the same time. 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. 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.

When open, these doors frame the entrances; when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station. The subway station is aligned along the same longitudinal axis as the bridge.

Externally, the subway is now expressed only as a paved and translucent-glass surface, punctuated by a series of protruding, angled skylights. To ensure the stability of the offset arch, rigid tension arms are placed at regular intervals of 5. Both structures were designed by Santiago Calatrava, a local Valencian architect. Details off the licence can be seen by clicking on the image Beneath the bridge is the Alameda Metro station.

Alameda Bridge and Subway Station Valencia.

Once the station was complete, the bridge capatrava winched into position. 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.

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Alameda Bridge

The Alameda Bridge spans meters An open station was proposed in the original competition design, with access at the north and south ends of the new bridge. The vehicle deck, comprising of four consecutive cells is designed for maximum rigidity, while the pedestrian decks are cantilevered off to each side.

At night, light filters up through the glass inlay to gently illuminate the bridge. Overview Gallery Map Close.

The approaches to the subway are from either side of the embankment, via ramps and stairs that lead down to the plaza. The two elements have been treated as independent urban features, with organized sets of ramps and stairways providing indirect connections between them.

When open, these doors calatarva the entrances; when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station. The alameea length of the bridge is meters Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage.

The bridge and the station were calatdava simultaneously and when the station was completed the bridge was winched into position. Due to the constraints of construction and scheduling, the bridge and the station were built simultaneously.