Island in the Mur

by Günther Zenkner, Founding Partner; Zenkner & Handel, Graz,
Darío Núñez, Principal; Vito Acconci Studio, New York City, NY,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 10, Pg. 64-69


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

Floating atop an immense pontoon like a shimmering seashell, this elliptical island of steel and glass in the middle of an Austrian river—an inventive, unconventional bridge—was designed and pieced together in parallel transverse sections.



Subject Headings: Islands | Bridge design | Steel bridges | Glass | Hydraulic design

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