2005-2009 / Footbridge Lyon Confluence
Location Place Nautique, Lyon, France
Client SEM Lyon Confluence
Architect RFR Paris
Engineer RFR Paris
Images RFR Paris
Scope of work For RFR - Full engineering service
The 70m long footbridge is part of an urban reanimation of the Confluence in Lyon. The steel structure carries a timber decking and acts as an arc for balanced loads and as semi-Vierendeel truss for unbalanced loads. Special interest has been carried out on the details: The main structural elements are joint by cast pieces.