Friday, September 05, 2008

080905_CoLab: R&Sie + THEVERYMANY (003)

LOOPHOLE (Cieszyn, Poland - Cesky Tesin,Czech / 2008)
Collaboration with Francois Roche, principal of R&Sie

Far from being the final scheme - here is one of the many options studied in February...
Further away from weaving - it had its own flavor as well: the "clips" build up was looked at as an assembly of single ring type with standard pipes (of custom length); a ring-pipe steel interface would have still needed to be developed in order to allow the rings to follow the direction of the weave for perfect snapping...


LOOPHOLE / Design of a pedestrian bridge on the boundaries of the two countries
Cieszyn, Poland-Cesky Tesin,Czech / 2005-2008

Architect: R&Sie(n)… Paris
Associated partner: Marc Fornes on clips parametric version.
Creative team: François Roche, Stéphanie Lavaux, with Sylwia Bogdan, Toshikatsu Kiuchi
Engineer: VP&Green, Paris
Key dimensions: 60 m linear
Client: The city of Cieszyn, in both part, Polish and Czech
Cost: 2 million €

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