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Elbow Shadow bridge in Serbia by ARCVS will double as an office and hotel

Posted On: 14 Aug 2019   |   Posted By: Dezeen

Elbow Shadow bridge in Serbia by ARCVS will double as an office and hotel

ARCVS has revealed visuals of a two-storey bridge in Novi Sad, Serbia , which will span the River Danube and include a hotel and office building.
Named the Elbow Shadow, the 200-metre-long structure is designed by ARCVS as a multifunctional gateway for pedestrians and cyclists between the city's late-17th-century Petrovaradin Fortress and its port.
It will host a walkway on its lower level and a private hotel and offices above, all enclosed within a chunky bracket-shaped Corten steel structure that nods to the aesthetic of the port's old industrial buildings.
Serbian studio ARCVS' proposal is the winning design of an open call for a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Danube.
The competition called for a design to sit alongside a hotel and office building on a 4,000-square-metre site on the left river bank. However, ARCVS challenged the brief by incorporating the hotel and offices within the bridge itself, so the banks could be preserved and adapted for flood defence.
To achieve this, Elbow Shadow will have...

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