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Yandhai Bridge

CompanyKI Studio Pty Ltd
Lead DesignersMiguel Wustemann
Design TeamMiguel Wustemann & Dr Judy van Gelderen
Project LocationNepean River, Penrith
ClientTransport for NSW
CreditsPhotos by RMS
Prize(s)Bronze in Architecture Categories / Arches, bridges, viaducts and gateways
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Entry Description

The bridge is a landmark structure that is unique, innovative & sculptural in form. With a 200m single clear span, it's Australia's longest single span pedestrian bridge which provides the community with a safe shared path connection across the Nepean River.

Socially the bridge connects two communities and manages pedestrian/cycle movement including rest & viewing points.

With bridge design strongly driven by landscape and urban design & an evocative engineering solution, the outcome has resulted in a bridge ( a destination) that offers a wonderful user experience (as a movement system).