Tag: Bridges

Bridge of Remembrance by Denton Corker Marshall.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Jun 2019

Denton Corker Marshall completes gateway to Hobart’s war memorial precinct

Denton Corker Marshall has completed a new gateway to Hobart’s war memorial precinct, the 200-metre-long Bridge of Remembrance.

Tanderrum Bridge designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA begins in Birrarung Marr's lower terrace.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Jan 2019

American Institute of Architects recognizes Melbourne’s Tanderrum Bridge

John Wardle Architects and NADAAA’s footbridge to the Australian Open won an award from the American Institute of Architects.

Lachlan's Line bridge by KI Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Oct 2018

Construction begins on $40m bike and pedestrian bridge in Sydney

Work has begun on the construction of a cycle and pedestrian bridge in Sydney’s North Ryde, designed by KI Studio.

Kangaroo Point Bridge by Richard Kirk Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Aug 2018

Competing bridge plan resurrected as work begins on Queen’s Wharf footbridge

The Queensland Government has set aside $230,000 to develop a business case for a bicycle and pedestrian bridge crossing the Brisbane River, a day after works began on building a footbridge nearby.

Perth Stadium by Hassell, Cox Architecture, and HKS Sport and Entertainment.
News | Patrick Hunn | 18 Jan 2018

Perth Stadium set to open

The 60,000-seat Perth Stadium, designed by Hassell, Cox Architecture, and HKS Sport and Entertainment, will open to the public on 21 January.

Tanderrum Bridge designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Dec 2017

Tanderrum Bridge receives Victorian Premier’s Design Award

Tanderrum Bridge by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA has received the 2017 Premier’s Design Award for Architectural Design.

"The Bridges of Perth" host Nicholas Monisse.
News | Patrick Hunn | 4 Dec 2017

The humour of ‘aluminium and concrete’: Short film satirizes Perth’s ‘sub-par’ bridges

A comedy video produced by a group of concerned Perth locals in turn celebrates and lambasts the city’s bridges.

Albert Street Bridge by Archipelago and Lat 27.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Oct 2017

Australia’s first diagonal span arch bridge mooted for Parramatta

A proposed “practical and stylish” footbridge designed by Archipelago and Lat27 is set to become a new landmark of Parramatta.

The initial design for the Neville Bonner Bridge by Grimshaw Architects as part of the Queen's Wharf development.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Sep 2017

Revised designs for ‘dramatic’ Queen’s Wharf bridge released

The Queensland government has released a revised design for a new bridge for the Brisbane CBD as part of the Queen’s Wharf development, designed by Grimshaw Architects.

Swan River Pedestrian Footbridge by Denton Corker Marshall and Parry and Rosenthal Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 27 Jun 2017

‘Sinuous,’ ‘slender’ Perth footbridge to be constructed locally after offshore delays

A Denton Corker Marshall and Parry and Rosenthal Architects-designed pedestrian bridge linking east Perth to the new Perth Stadium will now be fabricated locally.

The proposed Tasman Highway Memorial Bridge by Denton Corker Marshall.
News | Linda Cheng | 26 Apr 2017

Denton Corker Marshall designs new bridge for Hobart

Denton Corker Marshall has been appointed to design a new pedestrian and cycle bridge in Hobart that will connect two of the city’s most significant public spaces.

Tanderrum Bridge designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Jan 2017

John Wardle Architects, NADAAA-designed Tanderrum Bridge opens

A new footbridge designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA not only links two public spaces but also joins together significant places of democracy and egalitarianism.

Design for Swan Street Bridge upgrade by BKK Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Sep 2016

Architect selected for Swan Street Bridge upgrade

The Victorian government has awarded the contract to design the $30 million redevelopment of Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.

Design for Swan Street Bridge upgrade by John Wardle Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Jun 2016

Designs for Swan Street Bridge upgrade unveiled

John Wardle Architects, BKK Architects, Sally Draper Architects and Watson Architecture and Design are in a head-to-head in a contest to design the Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.

Jim Stynes Bridge connects commuters from Melbourne’s CBD with Docklands and Southbank.
News | 16 Jul 2014

A tale of two bridges

Two new footbridges in Australian capital cities opened in June and July 2014.

The simple and elemental pavilion at Wilkinsons Point, delivered as part of Stage Two, juts out into the bay.
Projects | Paul Owen and Aaron Peters | 7 Mar 2014

Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park (GASP)

Room 11 completes its award-winning work at the Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park in Tasmania.

Striking suspension
The World | Clare Chapman | 20 Feb 2013

Striking suspension

A string of new suspension bridges are opening along the 84-km New Zealand Cycle Trail.

Bridging the Suburbs
Archive | Catherine Martin | 1 Sep 2002

Bridging the Suburbs

Strangeness in suburbia. Lippmann Associates have designed a series of carefully crafted pedestrian bridges for Sydney “black spots”. Catherine Martin looks at the first bridge at Fairfield.

Goodwill Overture
Archive | Elizabeth Musgrave | 1 Sep 2002

Goodwill Overture

Reinforcing Brisbane’s image of itself as a “River City”, the Goodwill Bridge by Cox Rayner provides a poetic expression of crossing, while also opening up new urban connections and experiences. Review by Elizabeth Musgrave.

Archive | Christopher Procter | 1 Jan 2000


Designs for a new type – the footbridge/billboard – have won the first RAIA-NSW Government urban ideas competition for young Sydney practices. Chris Procter reviews the winning proposals.