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anacostia pedestrian bridge
washington, d.c.

  • Anacostia Pedestrian Bridge
  • Anacostia Pedestrian Bridge
  • Anacostia Pedestrian Bridge

In this pedestrian bridge competition, MacDonald Architects and Arup Engineers presented this design as one of four finalists. This version of the Anacostia Bridge combines landscape design, innovative engineering, and public art to reflect on the natural and urban environments of the area.

The design tries to capture the movement through and the essence of time experienced in space.

The bridge seeks to express the energy of this site where different neighborhood and transit modes come together.

This design for the Anacostia Bridge sought to be consonant with the site, add to the site's character, and create a new icon that contributed to the new character of the Anacostia River settlement fabric.