A new bridge for pedestrian and bicyclists has been built in the Drielanden district of Harderwijk. Royal HaskoningDHV Architects' design is inspired by the wings of a dragonfly.

De Dragonfly - Harderwijk | Royal HaskoningDHV Architecten

TThe bridge is fully constructed of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP).

De Dragonfly - Harderwijk | Royal HaskoningDHV Architecten

The design maximizes the free form opportunities offered by the durable FRP; narrow where possible and wide where necessary.

De Dragonfly - Harderwijk | Royal HaskoningDHV Architecten

The result is an elegant bridge that is integrated perfectly into the new Sprengpark landscape.

De Dragonfly - Harderwijk | Royal HaskoningDHV Architecten

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ClientsRijkswaterstaat & Tilburg municipality
City
Tilburg
Country
The Netherlands
Scope
Draw bridge across the Wilhelminakanaal
Period
2014 - 2015
Expertise Architecture, Project Management, Structural Design
TeamRichard van de Brule, Mario Mies

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