Henderson Waves pedestrian bridge (2008) Singapore (Philippines)

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The Cavenagh Bridge built in 1868, is the oldest bridge on the Singapore River. Built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Crown Colony of the Straits settlement, it was converted to a pedestrian bridge. Now, with added lighting in years 1990 to accentuate its architectural features at night, it provides the most convenient pedestrian link between the North Bank cultural district and the commercial area south of the Singapore River.

Built with the aim of connecting three parks and gardens to the mountains in southern Singapore in the Philippines, This pedestrian bridge over 900 meters and 36 meters. It has a waveform composed of seven corrugated steel ribs curves alternately rise above and below deck. The hoops form alcoves that function as shelters with seats on the length.

Henderson Waves (2008) Singapore (Philippines)

Henderson Waves, the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore (Philippines)

An amazing and attractive going out place. Spanned to 274m along with undulating curved steel ribs under the bridge deck which increased in turn , Bridge provides smooth progressive height increment made everyone, including the disabled and the elderly can climb on height 20 m easily.

Access For the waves Southern Henderson 'Ridges, bus service numbers 131, 145, 176 or 648 Henderson Road takes you to , where you can climb to Mount Faber Park. For Singaporeans who drive, there is 17 Parking lots at Mt Faber and D 39 Parking lots 1 and 2 à Telok Blangah Hill Park.

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Like a snake giant climbing Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park, hung at a height of 36 meters above the road Bridge Henderson. The highest in Singapore, of course, the most beautiful pedestrian bridge in the world – Henderson Waves Bridge. This amazing structure – the creation of London engineers and Singapore. Seven of the smooth curves of the bridge look like waves, in niches in which there are benches and chairs – so you can comfortably enjoy the beautiful panorama of the city, the bridge opening. “Henderson Waves” appeared in Singapore 2008 and immediately earned not only the love of local residents and visitors, but also specialists –

In 2009, he was named the best design of the year !


Henderson Waves – The only bridge with a sculptural structure.

Henderson waves, the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore is a place of amazing output with its unusual shape. Spanned to 274m along with undulating curved steel ribs under the bridge deck which increased in turn , Bridge provides smooth progressive height increment made everyone , including the disabled and the elderly can climb the 20m total height easily. Yellow Balau wood slats, wooden anytime found in Southeast Asia, are used in the apron. Beware carvings on the slats marking the height you are at various points along the bridge. During the day, one can enjoy the view of the harbor while standing on the 12 story high bridge. the – beyond the bridge, one provides a soothing ambience while meandering through the forest walk and dirt paths. No surprise the deck offers some of the best sunset and sunrise views on the island.

In this short clip, you can find out what makes these fantastic waves looking on Henderson Road a favorite hang-out for family and friends to exercise – or even as a favorite lonely place for a quiet walk with a panoramic view or a little private chat especially in the dusk or dawn.


Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page Bubblemania.fr or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

One thought on “Henderson Waves pedestrian bridge (2008) Singapore (Philippines)

  1. very informative because I had to find out about this bridge for a presentation and there was only very good information!
    Thank you for this site!


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