Grugliasco Pedestrian Bridge

A Friendly Red Whale Grugliasco / Italy / 2009

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The design of the pedestrian-cycle overpass, functional and visual centerpiece, is part of a vaster urban renewal project, which comprehended a new train station, the redefinition of the existing road system and the design of a new plaza.


The overpass is the principle device that links the town to its southern territorial surroundings and is a constituting element of the region's intermodality strategy plan. The overpass' bright red color has become a new landmark in the urban landscape.


The overpass' bright red color has become a new landmark in the urban landscape, giving a distinctive character to the railway station. The variation in heights gives the bridge a slim line profile, while the metal mesh façade allows natural ventilation and sunlight to flood the space. The bridge currently has a length of 55 meters, which will duplicate in size following the doubling of the railway line, and a width varying between 3.80 and 7.40 the meters.

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    The design of the pedestrian-cycle overpass, functional and visual centerpiece, is part of a vaster urban renewal project, which comprehended a new train station, the redefinition of the existing road system and the design of a new plaza. The overpass is the principle device that links the town to its southern territorial surroundings and is a constituting element of the region's intermodality strategy plan. The overpass' bright red color has become a new landmark in the urban landscape. The...

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