16 Tech Shortlists Six Firms for Design of Signature Bridge, Entrances and Wayfinding Project

2021-01-14T11:10:14-05:00June 24, 2020|

INDIANAPOLIS – A shortlist of six firms has been chosen to advance to the next stage in 16 Tech Community Corporation’s process to select a design team for a bridge that will serve as an architectural centerpiece for downtown Indianapolis and the 16 Tech Innovation District. The six lead designers, selected from a field of 33 design teams made up of local, national and international firms that responded to a public Request for Qualifications (RFQ) earlier this year, are globally recognized for their architecture, engineering and urban development work. The six finalists are: Behnisch Architekten Kennedy & Violich Architecture MVRDV NADAAA schlaich bergermann partner Snøhetta The RFQ sought the best firms from around the world to design a new bridge for pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles that will span Fall Creek from 10th Street and Riley Hospital Drive, connecting Indianapolis’ nationally [...]

IIB – 16 Tech Bridge ‘More Than Physical Structure’

2021-04-05T16:51:12-04:00February 17, 2020|

In a recent interview on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, 16 Tech COO Emily Krueger provided a number of updates about the 16 Tech Innovation District. Among them, is a planned $14.5 million, 350-foot bridge that will span Fall Creek. “It really symbolizes the connectivity between people and ideas that’s at the heart of the mission of the 16 Tech Innovation District,” said Krueger, who notes the bridge will link the 50 acre district with neighborhoods, trails and assets in and around IUPUI and the Indiana University School of Medicine. [WATCH] (Sources: Inside INdiana Business, 16 Tech)

16 Tech launches signature bridge project to connect innovation

2020-02-14T08:50:37-05:00February 14, 2020|

INDIANAPOLIS - 16 Tech Community Corporation is inviting teams from across the nation and around the world to submit qualifications to design a new bridge that will become a signature structure for the 16 Tech Innovation District near downtown Indianapolis. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) & Proposals (RFP) released today seeks submissions from teams for a bridge that will span Fall Creek from 10th Street and Riley Hospital Drive into the 16 Tech Innovation District as well as schematic designs for entrances and wayfinding within the 50-acre development. The 16 Tech Innovation District, located on the northwest edge of downtown Indianapolis, is being developed to build collaboration among innovators and entrepreneurs in life science, technology, advanced manufacturing and engineering in an urban live-work-play-learn environment. The $14.5 million bridge design and construction project is supported through a grant from Lilly Endowment [...]

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