The pedestrian bridge in the district La Défense in Paris is a connection between the large square around the “Grande Arche” with the high-rise “le Granite” in the district Nanterre. The approx. 90 m long, bent steel structure passes nearly parallel by the glass façade of the "Societé Générale". The bridge is supported by only 2 bearing points on each end. The daring structure is stabilized via diagonal tension rods on the outer face of the bridge, as well as three pre-tensioned ring cables running underneath the bridge, eccentric to the superstructure. An inclined glass screen along the outer edge of the bridge protects pedestrians from wind and creates spatial effect.
EPA La Défense Seine Arche
- Our Scope of Work
conceptual design, construction design, site supervision (in cooperation with Feichtinger Architectes, Paris)