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PORTUGAL: Glass bridge at the Centre for the Unknown awarded Honourable Mentions

29 July 2011 No Comment

Built by Mota-Engil Engenharia, the Glass Bridge of the Centre for the Unknown, of Champalimaud Foundation, was awarded honourable mentions in the categories of Aesthetics and Technique of the international Footbridge Awards 2011, whose ceremony took place on July 6 in Wroclaw, Poland. This bridge, designed by the company Charles Correa Associates, from Mumbai, India, and performed by engineering firms Bergermann Schlaich und Partner, from Germany, and Bellapart, from Spain, was awarded the honourable mentions in the Aesthetics short-span and Technical short-span categories. This year’s competition included six categories, with projects from 12 countries. This triennial event is sponsored by the magazine Bridge Design & Engineering.