African Design Magazine December 2015 - Page 25

PROJECT TEAM/CREDITS African project Mzamba Bridge LOCATION: Mzamba, Eastern Cape, South Africa PHOTOGRAPHER: Florian Anzenberger and Thomas Harlander under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Peter Nigst and Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Steiner PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Elias Rubin and Marlene Wagner (buildCollective NPO for Architecture and Development) STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING: Dr. Lüchinger+Meyer Bauingenieure FOUNDATIONS: Rudi Keudel-Schaffer, Bruce Plumbly MAIN SPONSORS: Friedrich Bauer, Gunter Weisbrod, Birgit Werner, Bank Austria, Pfeifer Seil und Hebetechnik, GEA, Teufelberger, ATE, Haslinger Stahlbau, HSG, Nuquip, Land Kärnten, Land Salzburg, Land Niederösterreich SUPPORTERS: Mbizana Local Municipality, Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, UNESCO TECHNICAL DATA LENGTH: 140m, span width between pylons: 66m STEEL PYLONS: 13,2 and 15m in height FOUNDATION: 38m3 concrete Four steel ropes: 24mm diameter, total 531,5m 174 hangers flat steel, 87 frames, 96 walkway elements 25