We should not surprised with the mind-bending architecture that the Dublin’s Santiago Calatrava Bridge has. After all, this all part of the greatest invention of a Spanish architect and that is Santiago Calatrava. By most of world consideration, this high caliber architect is not only an inventor but also neo futuristic, structural engineer, painter, and sculpture. With two distinctive location in three different countries in the main cities such as Zurich, Doha and New York – he is just an unmatched incredible figure in the architectural scene.
The Dublin site is part of his groundbreaking work, and this site came from the idea of the contract he got in 1998 that this is apparently a big fish deal that the cost is €5.6 Million. The material uses the Metal and with total span around 40 meters as well as within the Tied-Arch type. The project completed in 2003 precisely, and it gives Dublin as part of Ireland famous city a new priceless gift. At that time, this project was part of the Irishenco Ltd contractor with Roughan O’Donovan as the dependable engineer. Even if there are several other bridge connectors to different area – this site has a significant role in serving people crossing from Usher’s Island to Ellis Quay.
New Dallas Landmark
The Santiago Calatrava Bridge has been in all around the world, and it just gave a new landmark in Dallas. The site is so-called as Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge that the functionality exist around the Trinity River. The design uses the Cable-Stayed Bridge that the height is probably at 400 feet in the central arch pylon. The length dimension would be at 365 meters, and surely it is not a cheap thing to build this outstanding site – it cost $117 Million, but another party considers it worth at $182 Million. It is no doubt at all that this site is part of the finest innovation of the Spanish architect.
Calgary Peace Site
Calgary Peace site brings the Santiago Calatrava Bridge to the most primary role in native people activities aid during everyday activity. As the functionality of this bridge is for a pedestrian bridge that is also accommodating the cyclist who wants to cross the Bow River in Calgary in Alberta in Canada. The construction began in March 2010, and it only took two years on completing it that finished in March 2012. It was part of the collaboration with the Graham Infrastructure Ltd. The characteristic of this site is at the Double Helix Tubular Truss.