DSSH Pedestrian Bridge – Montreal, Canada

DSSH Bridge is designed by sanzpont [arquitectura] for the  Building to Building Pedestrian Bridge International Challenge.

DYNAMIC SHAPESHIFTING HELIX BRIDGE

Make sure to watch YouTube video to see the project in motion

DYNAMIC REACTION: Being a flexible tensile structure, by applying more tension to different points, a technological dynamic deformation can be achieved in response to the people crossing the bridge. It becomes a living element that responds to its use.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: The tensile skin incorporates Foldable Photovoltaic Solar Panels capturing energy from the sun to generate and supply electricity from a clean and sustainable energy. This makes the bridge self-sustainable. To go beyond green, the design includes Plants that clean and purify the air, transforming the pollution of the city in pure oxygen. Plants and the Breathable Membrane make a greener environment and a clean pedestrian tunnel.

LED RGB TECHNOLOGY: Linear LED technology glow the structure of the bridge at night, creating art with light of low power consumption. This emphasizes the fluid and organic forms and creates different sensations.

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