Passerelle sur Nanterre – spatial play of forces

A footbridge was required as part of an urban development project in the Parisian financial district, La Défense. The construction is surrounded by the futuristic and modern architecture of the district, and a technically unique and attractive solution was required.

Together with the architects DFA, Dietmar Feichtinger-Architectes, Paris, and with the support of the client, EPASA, the ambitious, technically advanced bridge design was constructed and tailored to the specific urban conditions of the site.

The following is an overview of the design concept, elements and calculations plus the fabrication and erection of the bridge.


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