Zaha Hadid wins Danjiang Bridge Competition in Taiwan

Danjiang Bridge

Danjiang Bridge
Image © ZHA

ZHA wins Danjiang Bridge Competition in Taiwan, with Leonhardt Andra und Partner, as reported by ZHA director Patrik Schumacher on his Facebook Profile.

Danjiang Bridge
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The bridge will be located at the mouth of Tamsui River, adjacent to Taiwan Strait and will make the northern seashore highway system more comprehensive, saving travel time and delivering economic benefit.

Danjiang Bridge
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Danjiang Bridge with its location at the Tamsui river mouth is destined to make a conspicuous landmark against the backdrop of Tamsui’s famous sunset. Source by Patrik Schumacher.

Danjiang Bridge
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The bridge carries a total construction budget of approximately $250 million USD. Design bridge has single-tower and will be world’s longest  built cable-stayed bridge.

Danjiang Bridge
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Upon completion, access between Tamsui and Bali will no longer involve detouring via Guandu Bridge–a resulting reduction of 15 km in travel distance (Saving about 25 minutes traveling time)–while making the northern seashore highway system more comprehensive.

Danjiang Bridge
Image © ZHA

An appealing design and economic benefits will be key issue to integrate with Tamsui sunset and make Danjiang Bridge a proud new landmark in Taiwan against the backdrop of Tamsui’s famous sunset.

Danjiang Bridge
Image via Chi-Yi Chang

The goal is to ensure the project can be completed on schedule and per specifications and to make Danjiang Bridge a new landmark that brings northern Taiwan on a par with world-class ports around the world. Source by djcomp.

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