... and again! DKFS win 1st prize for their Silver Arrow

It certainly is competition season! DKFS have won the international competition for a new 430m bridge in Castrop-Rauxel near Essen Germany coined 'The Big Scarf’ by local press.  It was great working with our engineers SP Düsseldorf and Smeets Landscape architects on this. An exciting project as the innovative structural system spans over the existing Rhein-Herne Canal which in turn bridges over a river already on site. Our new bridge will feature the complex existing infrastructure project and connect to the banks with seating platforms. The international shortlist included practices such as Wilkinson Eyre UK and Feichtinger FR. Commendations go to sbp Berlin as well to Marc Mimram, Paris.  We share the win with winning group HRA Berlin as well as MLP/J2M from Munich and enter into a negotiation process. Happy Days!


Competition Win _ 3rd Prize for Bridge in Eichstätt, Bavaria

DKFS scored as one of the three winners in the competition for the new “Herzogsteg” in Eichstätt in Bavaria_ Germany.  Albeit its relative small size the international competition attracted proposals from leaders in their field up for the challenge. The new structure is in direct neighbourhood of the well-known Altmühlbrücke. The new bridge connects the historic centre of the beautiful city with the new developing east and the regional bus terminal. It has been picked by the jury for its efficient as well as elegant structure, which generates out of structural material logic as well as constraints of assembly. Its stainless steel skin adds a rather subtle quality with a light reflecting underside


WINNER : 1st Prize DKFS together with Schlaich Bergermann Partner SBP Stuttgart and SINAI Landscape Berlin

DKFS together with Schlaich Bergermann Partner SBP (Partner: Sven Plieninger) and the landscape architects SINAI from Berlin, won 1st Prize in the competition for the design of a new bridge in Erfurt. The pedestrian and cycle bridge replaces an existing construction built in GDR times. The new link, coined the “The Peg” by local press,  is an important part of the planned expansion of Erfurt's city center related to the district development of “ICE-City”.
The international competition attracted entries from leaders in their field like Wilkinson Eyre Architects, London and Dietmar Feichtinger Architects, Paris. The fanning steel structure provides a short and a long side, offering pedestrians and cyclists barrier-free crossing of the so-called Gera-Flutgraben or the busy avenue Stauffenbergallee with a provision for a tramway. Wide steps and panoramic stairways provide views over the area’s greenery. Concept Design is intended to start soon.


DKFS win Warsaw Bridge competition

DKFS have been commissioned for the design of the new, large span footbridge in Heidelberg with a connected urban walkway system through the adjoining quarter. The direct commission is one of five that have been awarded in the competition. The commissioned five teams will now develop their proposals to concept design stage where a final decision will be made about the project that will go to execution.

 

 


DKFS unveil proposal for Bridge in Prague

DKFS unveil their proposal for Karlin Bridge in Prague. The new piece of infrastructure will link the center of Prague with the developing northern quarters. The innovative structural system reduces the necessary use of material to a minimum while generating an exciting and elegant by mirroring the flow of forces within the semi-integral system.

 

 


2nd in Radolfzell at the Bodensee

DKFS have been commissioned for the design of the new, large span footbridge in Heidelberg with a connected urban walkway system through the adjoining quarter. The direct commission is one of five that have been awarded in the competition. The commissioned five teams will now develop their proposals to concept design stage where a final decision will be made about the project that will go to execution. 


Fabrication begins on DKFS' EYE Bridge in Austria

DKFS' EYE Bridge in Linz, Austria: Fabrication of the central section has begun. Segment size of the individual elements is governed by maximum transport size and workshop dimensions. The central section just fits!
Architecture: DKFS Architects London, Dirk Krolikowski & Falko Schmitt
Kneidinger Architekten Linz, Martin Kneidinger

Engineering: Jane Wernick Associates London, Colin Jackson ( Concept), Werner Sobek
Client: Oberbank Linz, AT


Landsberg Bridge Design starts

DKFS have been commissioned for the design of the new, large span footbridge in Heidelberg with a connected urban walkway system through the adjoining quarter. The direct commission is one of five that have been awarded in the competition. The commissioned five teams will now develop their proposals to concept design stage where a final decision will be made about the project that will go to execution. 


DKFS shortlisted for Völklinger Hütte UNESCO World Heritage Museum

DKFS unveils their proposal for the Völklinger Hütte a UNESCO World Heritage site. The bridge like structure is an addition to a historical water tower used to cool the steel during fabrication. The international competition attracted more than 120 entries. DKFS have been amongst the shortlisted four practices and became 2nd after the negotiating procedure.


More Images of DKFS' Museum Bridge in Lüdenscheid

DKFS have been commissioned for the design of the new, large span footbridge in Heidelberg with a connected urban walkway system through the adjoining quarter. The direct commission is one of five that have been awarded in the competition. The commissioned five teams will now develop their proposals to concept design stage where a final decision will be made about the project that will go to execution.