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The design of Flowin’, the new pedestrian bridge for Moganshan Town over the Fuxi River, begins with a careful analysis of the chosen project site. The generation of the form was guided by a series of parameters: the relationship with the anthropic and natural context, the tectonics, and its structural behaviour.
Project name
Flowin’ Footbridge
Architecture firm
Barberio Colella Architetti + Angelo Figliola
Moganshan Town, China
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper, Karamba, V-ray
Striatus is an arched, unreinforced masonry footbridge composed of 3D-printed concrete blocks assembled without mortar. Exhibited at the Giardini della Marinaressa during the Venice Architecture Biennale until November 2021, the 16x12-metre footbridge is the first of its kind, combining traditional techniques of master builders with advanced comput...
Project name
Architecture firm
Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group (ZHACODE), Block Research Group (BRG) at ETH Zurich, incremental3D, Holcim
Giardino della Marinaressa, Venice, Italy
3D-printing path lengths (per block) = 602 m - 1754 m