2007-2008 / Circular Pedestrian Bridges
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Client ALDAR Properties
Architect RFR Paris
Engineer RFR Paris
Images RFR Paris
Scope of work For RFR - Structural design
Five circular footbridges with different scales are foreseen for the site of Al Raha Beach, the 11 km long city extension of Abu Dhabi towards Dubai. The smallest diameter is around 60 m and the largest 140 m. The structure is a curved semi-Vierendeel steel truss with timber decking and sunshade.