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Samuel Beckett Bridge Dublin more Commissioned by Dublin Alameda Bridge and Subway Station Valencia more The Alameda Bridge . Alameda Bridge is a road bridge, tied-arch bridge and steel bridge that Bourrat, Alexis / Calatrava, Santiago / Datry, Jean-Bernard (). Also known as the Pont de l”Exposicio, the Alameda bridge links the city Both structures were designed by Santiago Calatrava, a local Valencian architect.

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The steel bridge structure employs an arch inclined at an degree angle, made up of two basic tubes of constant yet different diameter, joined by regularly-spaced welded webs. The platforms can be reached via elevators housed in the buttresses of the bridge and via escalators and stairs that are accessed through mechanical doors.

The total length of the bridge is meters After awarded the first prize, the design was modified to cover the entire station while creating an open space that would emphasize the line to the park. To ensure the stability of the offset arch, rigid tension arms are placed at regular intervals of 5.

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A simple local cladding made of broken white tiles is used for the wall surfaces. The total length of the bridge is meters A subway station, aligned on the same longitudinal axis directly below the bridge was constructed at the same time. A simple local cladding made of broken white tiles is used for ccalatrava wall surfaces. Also known as the Pont de l”Exposicio, the Alameda bridge links the city centre of Valencia with the university district by spanning metres across the dry zlameda bed, now a park, of the River Turia.

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The vehicle deck, comprising of four consecutive cells is designed for maximum rigidity, while the pedestrian decks are cantilevered off to each side. At night, light filters up through the bridbe inlay to gently illuminate the bridge. Details off the licence can be seen by clicking on briddge image Beneath the bridge is the Alameda Metro station. When open, these doors frame the entrances; when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station.

The white painted soffice forms a gentle curve over the piazza-like roof of the Alameda subway station. At night, light filters up through the glass inlay to gently illuminate the bridge.

The Alameda Bridge spans meters Once the station was complete, the bridge was winched into position. To ensure the stability of the offset arch, rigid tension arms are placed at regular intervals of 5.

Externally, the subway is now expressed only as a paved and translucent-glass surface, punctuated by a series of protruding, angled skylights. Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage. The bridge and the station were constructed simultaneously and when the station was completed the bridge was winched into position. Due to the constraints of construction and scheduling, the bridge and wlameda station were built simultaneously.

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The two elements have been treated as independent urban features, with organized sets calatarva ramps and stairways providing indirect connections between them. Santiago Calatrava’s website explains that, ” Below grade, the side walls are hollow core to prevent ground water seepage. The subway station is aligned along the same longitudinal axis as the bridge.

Both structures were designed by Santiago Calatrava, a local Valencian architect.

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An open station was proposed in the original competition design, with access at the north and south ends of the new bridge.

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It was originally posted on Panarimo by radwoc. The approaches to the subway are from either side of the embankment, via ramps and calafrava that lead down to the plaza. When open, these doors frame the calatrxva when closed, they are flush with the paving, thus sealing the station. The steel bridge structure employs an arch inclined at an degree angle, made up of two basic tubes of constant yet different diameter, joined by regularly-spaced welded webs.

The vehicle deck, comprising of four consecutive cells is designed for maximum rigidity, while the pedestrian decks are cantilevered off to each side.