Where the crocodile fly?
The bridge stops, moves and turns into a place of fun and relax: it's Danube Crocodile!


The project considers the dismantling of the bridge in 7 big parties. These are reassembled to form a large building/sculpture resembling a crocodile walking alongside the Danube. Large parts of the old bridge remain recognizable even compose entirely new spaces and places. The functions within it are linked to the leisure sports and cultural activities: there is a bike path, a walkway, a square for events, a places for freestyle, dining facilities and a contemporary art gallery for large work.

What is the name of your concept?

It 'a funny name because it is inspired by the shape of the new building, curious and friendly. The bridge is removed and it becomes a big crocodile.

Which of the three suggested areas are you choosing for your concept? (the Donaulände public park, the port area or the mouth of Traun River)?

The site chosen is Donaulande public park.

What is the public function of your concept?

It 'a building / sculpture set within a park: there is a path for pedestrians and cyclists. The large structures of the bridge are also home to the greenhouses, the catering areas and an art gallery outdoors and indoors. It 'a place of fun and relax.

How are the parts of the old railway bridge visible in your concept?

The parts of the bridge are used for the structure of the new building. The structure is raised from the ground resting on concrete pillars of different height.

Have you used any third-party material? Even if you've modified it, source the original here. See FAQ for details.

The iron structure of the bridge is the main material. The floors are wooden deck or concrete, while the vertical surfaces are transparent (polycarbonate/glass) and colored (alucobond or ceramic).

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