The bridge links two areas of very different scale. On the one side a vast commercial development and on the other the more delicate proportions of 19th century warehouses and a quayside piazza. By creating a low floating structure emphasis is placed on the horizontal stretch of water rather than the vertical dominance of Canary Wharf. The slender form is evocative of a brightly coloured insect touching the water as lightly as a water skater, allowing pedestrians to feel the water as they...
- Year 1996
- Work finished in 1996
- Client London Docklands Development Corporation
- Status Completed works
- Type Bridges and Roads