pedestrian bridge

process competition

karim yngström
büro happold england

landscape architects
thomas friedmann

heilbronn’s fascinating history is inextricably linked to the neckar river, a trading and industrial hub. the river, however can be experienced only from a few buildings. it seems all the more important to us with the design of new buildings, especially in places of manifest importance, to create places that are memorable without being obtrusive. together with belichinsel, hefenweiler and kraneninsel which were part of the industrial nucleus and heilbronn’s port. the new bridge refers back to the river’s importance and which as early as in 16th century, a ‚large crane‘ stood.