The Haixin Bridge in Guangzhou recently was shortlisted for the 2022 IABSE Award for Pedestrian and Cycle Bridges, announced the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) at its official website.
The other five shortlisted projects include Shipyard Bridge in Sweden, Hemei Bridge in Xiamen, China, Y-Shaped Suspension Bridge in South Korea, Suspended footbridge 516 Arouca in Portugal and Esperance Bridge in the United Kingdom.
IABSE Award for Pedestrian and Cycle Bridges is set up to recognize outstanding designs of bridges specifically for pedestrians, cyclists and nonmotorised users.
One final winner of the award will be selected among the six and the award will be presented at the IABSE Awards Gala Dinner to be held at the Volkshaus, Zurich on 17th November, 2022.
Early in 2020, the Outstanding Structure Award (OStrA), one of the highest distinctions awarded by IABSE, was presented to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is a scientific/technical association comprising members in 100 countries and counting 58 National Groups worldwide. Founded in 1929 and headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, it operates on a worldwide basis and deals with all aspects of planning, design, construction, maintenance, and repair of civil engineering structures. The mission of IABSE is to exchange knowledge and to advance the practice of structural engineering worldwide in the service of the profession and society.
The Haixin Bridge. [Photo/WeChat account: gzhzfb]