Ponting proposal for the new draw footbridge in Gdańsk (Poland) won the international design competition, convicing the jury to choose out of 68 competing entries reached in from designers all over Europe and World. The bridge convinced the jury through its technical features, unique design and structural and mechanical simplicity. The footbridge is situated almost in centre of Gdańsk, connecting the odl-city River Motława banks and Ołowianka Island with the Baltic Philharmonics, rowing club, large parking and hotel.
For the design of bridge mechanism, belonging public space and facilities Ponting angaged and lead a team of proofed Slovenian experts La&Co Ltd (mechanical engineering), Bruto Ltd and Arhitektura Ltd (Landscaping and urban architecture).
The bridge will be built and open to public till the end of year 2014.