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Marinič Bridge

Marinič Bridge in Škocjan Caves Park in Slovenia was highly commended by the jury of 2011 Footbridge Awards at Footbridge Conference in Wroclaw (Poland). The bridge participated in the technical/short span category and was passed only by the winner. The jury gave special recognition to the design and handling of extreme site chalanges.

Project type
Pedestrian bridge
Location
Škocjan Caves Park, Slovenia
Year
2010
Status
Completed
Ponting Services
Preliminary / Final / Detailed design
Length
30 meters
Max. span
28 meters
Foundation type
Shallow foundation
Structure
Suspended steel structure
Construction
Prefabricated/segmental construction
Client
Škocjan Caves Park
Project team
Ponting, Rok Mlakar, Viktor Markelj
Contractor
JV: Primorje d.d., Kraški zidar d.d.
Awards
Footbridge Award 2011 – Wroclaw, Poland, 2011
Publications
Footbridge: Wherever You Go. 2016 03. Beijing, World Architecture (Monthly), 50, 51.
MLAKAR R., MARKELJ V. A bridge to the cave: the new Marinič bridge. Footbridge coference Poland, 2011.