Open-air exhibition Slovenian Bridges at Home and Abroad in Ljubljana

The exhibition Slovenian Bridges at Home and Abroad, prepared by Technical museum of Slovenia presents 22 selected bridges, including nine designed by Ponting Bridges. The exhibition presents bridges that are in Slovenia and were designed and/or built by domestic or foreign experts, as well as bridges abroad that are the result of Slovenian structural know-how.

Visitors to the exhibition are able to familiarize themselves with the extremely important technical profession in Slovenia through 22 billboards along the Ljubljanica River. The selection of bridges was based especially on their technical, architectural and historical importance. Whether they still exist or not.

The authors of the exhibition are mag. Vladimir Vilman and Ana Katarina Ziherl from the Technical museum of Slovenia. The opening of the exhibition was also attended by dr. Viktor Markelj, Partner, Managing Director and a Senior Bridge designer of Ponting Bridges, and dr. Barbara Juršič, director of the Technical Museum of Slovenia.

The exhibited projects of the Ponting engineering office are the Črni Kal Viaduct (2004), the Beruna Bridge (2007), the Puh Bridge in Ptuj (2007), the Marinič Bridge in Škocjan Caves park (2011), the Ada Bridge in Belgrade (2012), the Nissibi Bridge (2015), the Drawbridge in Gdansk (2017), the Railway Bridge no. 10 in Israel (2017) and the Pelješac Bridge in Croatia (2022).

The exhibition is on view until August 17, 2023.

Event details:
  • Date: 17. July until 17. August 2023
  • Where: Krakovski nasip, Ljubljana, Slovenia