• Armatura Bridge from River Nadas
    Armatura Bridge over River Nadas
  • Armatura Bridge with people
    Armatura Bridge at sunset
  • Mouth of River Nadas
  • Armatura Bridge lit up at dusk
  • Encounter of Rivers Nadas and Somes
  • Plan and elevation
  • Armatura Bridge detailed sections
    Detailed sections

Armatura Bridge

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Nestled within the extensive network of sustainable mobility pathways tracing the scenic Somes River, our latest pedestrian and cycle bridge project, the Armatura Bridge, stands as a pinnacle of urban connectivity. Serving as a vital link between Armatura Park and future urban developments to the east, this bridge spans the Nades tributary with precision and elegance.

With a notable span of 42,5 meters and a generous width of 4,2 meters, the Armatura Bridge, crafted from resilient reinformed white concrete, embodies structural integrity and aesthetic appeal. Its innovative U-section girder design not only ensures safety but also contributes to the bridge’s overall strength.

Beyond its utilitarian purpose, the Armature Bridge represents a harmonious fusion of engineering excellence and environmental stewardship. It stands as an iconic symbol of sustainable urban development, seamlessly integrating into its natural surroundings while promoting enhanced mobility and connectivity.

Location
Cluj-Napoca
Romania

Client
Cluj-Napoca Municipality

Status
Completed

Distinctions
Public Space Architecture Prize
2023 Transylvania Architecture Biennial

Winner
Romanian Building Awards 2019

Selected
Premios FAD 2024

First prize
Open competition

PRÁCTICA Team
Jaime Daroca
José Mayoral
José Ramón Sierra
Raúl Brito
Cesia Campos
Amanda Castellano
Gonzalo Cortes
Santiago Estepa
Daniel García
Francisca Rocuant
Alonso Rosa
Sofía Valdivia
Banika Vijay

Local architects
Planwerk

Engineering
Costin si Vlad Birou de Proiectare
EuroBB Energy

Construction
Nord Conforest

Project manager
Baseli Drum Consult

Photos
Imagen Subliminal (Miguel de Guzmán + Rocío Romero)
Sergiu Razvan
Cluj-Napoca Municipality

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