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UNStudio published Knowledge Mile Park Bridge proposal

Netherlands Architecture News - Oct 07, 2020 - 10:35   1719 views

UNStudio published Knowledge Mile Park Bridge proposal

Along the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam, the campus of the University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool Amsterdam) is currently separated by a busy road that divides the faculty. UNStudio shares their proposal for a much-needed connection, the proposal is called The Knowledge Mile Park Bridge.


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UNStudio states that the bridge is "designed as an ecological, social and climate neutral structure, our vision for the Knowledge Mile Park Bridge is to create a living lab for students, local residents and visitors alike."

The bridge is completely constructed out of wood and will include greenery to provide a green and natural atmosphere in the midst of buzzing Amsterdam. It is located in a central location in and will be accessible to everyone.


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UNStudio states that "the plan does not only have the ambition to create a safe connection for the divided campus, but also to create a powerful symbol of this link by way of an elevated footpath and park."


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Project information:

Client: Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam)

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Programme: Bridge

Status: Design

Team: UNStudio – Ben van Berkel, Astrid Piber with Ger Gijzen, Lars van Hoften, Pauline Caubel

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