AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
       
     
SKYPATH LINES THE AUCKLAND BRIDGE  // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
EARLY IMPRESSION OF THE SKYPATH DESIGN // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
 ILLURSTRATION OF THE STRUCTURE // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
ILLUSTRATION FROM THE WATER // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
PHYSICAL MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
PHYSICAL SECTION THROUGH THE MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
INTERIOR VIEW FROM WITHIN THE SKYPATH // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
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AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

In successful cities around the world, more and more people are leaving their cars behind and returning to the healthy and resilient alternatives of walking and cycling.

Location: Auckland NZ

       
     
CAA SKYPATH COMES TO LIFE // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

This project arises from the ‘getacross’ campaign that has mobilized widespread public demand for walking and cycling access across the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

 

SKYPATH LINES THE AUCKLAND BRIDGE  // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
SKYPATH LINES THE AUCKLAND BRIDGE // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

The new pathway, shared by walkers and cyclists, nestles under the overhang of the south-bound box-girder bridge without impinging on the existing bridge traffic.

EARLY IMPRESSION OF THE SKYPATH DESIGN // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
EARLY IMPRESSION OF THE SKYPATH DESIGN // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

The 4 metre wide structure is supported from the box girder of the main bridge by a triangulated structural net that wraps around it, holding in place expanded safety mesh.

 ILLURSTRATION OF THE STRUCTURE // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
ILLURSTRATION OF THE STRUCTURE // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

The face of the existing box girder provides significant weather protection, and blocks through wind. 

ILLUSTRATION FROM THE WATER // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
ILLUSTRATION FROM THE WATER // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH

The safety mesh provides transparency, enclosure, and wind protection whilst maintaining natural ventilation.

 

PHYSICAL MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
PHYSICAL MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
PHYSICAL SECTION THROUGH THE MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
PHYSICAL SECTION THROUGH THE MODEL // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
INTERIOR VIEW FROM WITHIN THE SKYPATH // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
       
     
INTERIOR VIEW FROM WITHIN THE SKYPATH // AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE SKYPATH
SKYPATH ARTICLE.jpg
       
     
FOLLOW US ON FB.jpg