Footbridge “Les aigües” path

Project description

The path of “Les aigües“ (The waters) is a road for pedestrians and cyclists at the Collserola Natural Park with panoramic views over Barcelona. Some large pine trees were protected and the solution was to let them cross the deck. Very winding footbridge along the road on which skips. Asymmetrical section. The pavement has the footprint of the forest’s animals.

  • Structural type: Steel + concrete composite beam
  • Total length: 120 m
  • Major span: 28 m
  • Wide: 4.6 m

Project data

  • Client: BIMSA, Barcelona city council
  • End of construction: 2008
  • Budget: 1.000.000 €
  • Works done: Project and works direction assistance