A bridge that seems to float, like a soft, curved branch. Drif Bridge by Volkan Alkanoglu

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Structural engineering.- CMID Engineers. Geotechnical engineering.- Alpha Testing. Material testing.- Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger. Concept engineering.- AKT II.
City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Public Art Program. Public art manager.- Anne Allen.
Ignition Arts, Brownsmith Studios.
18.90 m (62 foot).
Peter Molick. Jennifer Boomer.

Volkan Alkanoglu

Volkan Alkanoglu is the founding principal of Volkan Alkanoglu | DESIGN LLC. He was born in Turkey, raised in Germany, and studied architecture at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf and received his Master of Architectural Design degree with Distinction at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK.

His research and design work has been exhibited at several institutions including the Royal Academy of Arts in London and has been featured in international publications. In 2006, Volkan Alkanoglu was nominated for the Young Architect of the Year Award in the UK, in recognition of exceptional contributions to the progress of architecture. Volkan Alkanoglu has collaborated as a Designer and Architect in several architectural practices in Germany, England, and the USA.

Volkan Alkanoglu is currently on the faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Architecture after having served as the Director of Professional Studies. He was appointed previously as the TVSDesign Distinguished Critic at Georgia Tech and held a faculty position at SCI-Arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, California.

Volkan Alkanoglu is a registered Architect with the AKNW (Architektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen) in Germany, and a LEED Accredited Professional (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in the USA.



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