Island in the Mur

by G�nther Zenkner, Founding Partner; Zenkner & Handel, Graz,
Dar�o N��ez, 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


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

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