Photographs of bridge design maquettes on London river map
Y8, various materials and sizes, 2015
Produce a concept design for a new cycle and pedestrian bridge across the River Thames in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
“This competition is calling for architects from across the globe to come forward with exceptional, inspiring designs for a new bridge at the centre of the world’s greatest city. The successful entry will have to win the hearts of Londoners who are tremendously proud of their river and its rich architectural heritage.
This bridge has the potential to become one of the most expressive and visible landmarks in London, heralding the changes that are taking place south of the river and making vital connections to the north shore. In its early years it will be a symbolic reminder to the rest of London that the newly created district around Nine Elms has awakened – and is well worth a visit. As time goes by, it will become a much loved and much used Thames crossing: an integral part of London’s ever growing infrastructure.
The Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge needs to be delivered to the highest quality standards: