Bike your way into the city centre

OYO contributes to the bicycle urbanism strategy of Ghent by designing this safe connection between two important districts in our home city. The bridge connects the Zuiderpoort to the Stropkaai, providing a more pleasant and safe route for hundreds of cyclists who want to enter the city centre.

  • Client: City of Ghent
  • Location: Ghent, Belgium
  • Category: Public
  • Program: Bike bridge
  • Status: Completed
  • Collaborators: Arch&Teco
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Foto 1 Louisa d Havebrug

The construction of the Louisa d'Havé bridge is in line with the city's objective to increase overall bicycle use. Sustainable urban mobility contributes significantly to achieving the proposed goal of climate neutrality by 2050.

Louisa d Havebrug 23 OYO ARCHTECO
DvH Photography
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creating multiple directions
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connecting with bike routes through the park
Louisa d Havebrug 22 OYO ARCHTECO

Cyclists and pedestrians will have access to the bridge via three mild access ramps, one of which will be in the public green space alongside the river. This future park will connect bike paths throughout the city.

Louisa d Havebrug 7 OYO ARCHTECO
Ioannis Gio, Ferran Massip, Nigel Jooren

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