As part of their master plan, the City of Perth is currently
considering turning Heirisson Island, in the middle of the Swan
River, into a landmark sculpture park.
One of their key challenges is to develop an iconic bridge that
makes a significant statement for the city.
GHD ran a competition to come up with a series of cutting-edge
bridge designs. With input from our people, the project went above
and beyond the traditional method of holding a national
To kick off the project, a half-day brainstorming
session involving over 90 of GHD’s people was held. The session
resulted in the walls of the room being plastered with
hundreds of ideas. The project, which ran for a month, utilised
GHD’s technology, The Zone, to facilitate global collaboration on
the bridge designs.
GHD has short-listed several of the concepts and presented these
to the City of Perth for consideration.