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Maker Of World's Most Iconic Bicyclist Bridge Designs Bamboo-Clad Bus Bridge


Cyclists the world over swoon when they see photographs and videos of the Hovenring bicycle bridge in The Netherlands. Transit nerds now have a bridge they can swoon over, and it is made by the same company, ipv Delft, a Dutch design company which specializes in eye-catching infrastructure.

Built to span the railway station in the Dutch city of Zwolle, the Busbrug–literally bus bridge–is a 245-meter swirling concrete and steel bridge with a central beam and cantilever deck. Underneath it is clad with bamboo.

The bridge is curved not only for aesthetic reasons but also to skirt around ...


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