Category Archives: Highways

PortMiami Tunnel by ArquitectonicaGEO

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Aug 2014 7:05 am | Highways, Other

The PortMiami Tunnel opened on 3rd of August 2014 to complete a one billion dollar project of infrastructure that was thirty years in the making with the aid of an international architecture team in which the ArquitectonicaGEO practice based in Miami was a member. The project has two tunnels underneath the Government Cut shipping channel with a length of 4200 feet that connect the PortMiami on Dodge Island to the I-395 through the MacArthur Causeway as well as adding 362…

Twisted Valley by Grupo Aranea

By : Dennis Franklin | 8 Jan 2014 5:26 pm | Highways

Twisted Valley is a project designed by the Grupo Aranea architectural practice as an attempt to recover the pedestrian’s traffic footpring in Elche, Alicante, Spain. The channeling works were made during the 1970s skewing the continuity of the Elche Canyon and the designers proposed a system which is adapted to the geographical and administrative conditions to provide a more accessible and easier to use space. The project began with a grouping of citizens and collectives of the city connecting the…

Craigieburn Bypass by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and Taylor Cullity Lethlean

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Sep 2013 12:26 pm | Highways

The Craigieburn Bypass on the Hume Freeway in Melbourne VIC, Australia was designed by the architectural practices of Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer with sound walls and road furniture spreading over 32 km. The elements and concept design was also created with the aid of the artist and sculptor Robert Owen and the idea of the project wasn’t to experience it while standing near it, but rather at a speed of 110 km per hour. There are three…

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