30108 - international competition for the new bridge over river douro

proposal for the international competition of the new bridge over river douro between porto and v. n. de gaia. by the team structurame, brauen wälchli architectes, de cerenville, and geomod.

with a main span of approximately 400 meters, the proposed bridge project is made of steel, enabling the fast construction of a light-weight and slender structure. the trilogy of inclined piers on both banks progressively decrease the spans of the deck. the orthotropic deck has a variable section height with a maximum of 6 meters.