Parkbridge on Top of Superoval

Description

The Plaza’s roadways are turned into a perfect ellipse, optimizing traffic flow. A green pedestrian bridge connects surrounding neighborhoods to each other and the center of the Plaza.

Features

  • park bridge creates vistas and facilitates pedestrian access to Plaza’s center
  • large traffic circle for automobiles

Submitted by

Martin Knuijt
OKRA Landschapsarchitecten
Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Site Plan: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Site Plan

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Representative Section: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Section 1 - facing north

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Perspective Drawing: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Perspective 1 - Impression of the Parkbridge, an extension of the surrounding Park

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Perspective Drawing: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Perspective 2 - Close up impression of the Parkbridge showing the trees in the deck

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Representative Section: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Section 2 - facing south

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Other: Grand Army Plaza Parkbridge on top of superoval Explanation schemes