Competition to design a footbridge over the Manchester Ship Canal, in front of the new Lowry Centre. Shortlisted to the last two from original 75 entries.
The proposed is an 80m span steel bridge, and lifts by ‘scissors’ action, evoking the movement of the wings of a bird, to allow the passage of ships.
Country: United Kingdom
Client: Salford Council
Engineer & Lead Consultant: Arup