Saadiyat Island Cultural District Footbridges

Abu Dhabi, UAE


Project Manager and Supervising Engineer for the design of three footbridges in the new high-profile $27 billion Saadiyat development in Abu Dhabi, UAE, spanning over 10 square miles, for RMJM and the Abu Dhabi Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC). Managed a team of engineers and architects for the design of the unique footbridges in a context integrating architectural design with engineering design, using steel, ultra-high-performance fiber reinforced concrete, and structural glass, fitting within the complex site constraints. Coordinated with the client, wrote specifications, managed the budget, and supervised and assisted with the structural designs.

Client: RMJM and TDIC
Engineer and Architect: RFR
Images: RFR, Crystal CG

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