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Life goes on

Nov 24, 2013
Our living willow bridge received its first annual maintenance this week. A team from Cambridge University and Smith and Wallwork were out in the fens to lift the deck and repair some handrail damage. The lifting of the deck allowed
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Wood Awards 2013

Aug 24, 2013
The Living Link footbridge makes the Wood Awards 2013 shortlist. Our living willow bridge, a joint venture with Cambridge University, has been shortlisted in the structural category. Over 300 projects were entered for the awards and our living structure is
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Structural Awards 2013

Aug 02, 2013
Smith and Wallwork project shortlisted for the Structural Awards 2013. Our living willow bridge, a joint venture with Cambridge University, has been shortlisted in the small practices and sustainability categories. The judges said ‘This is probably the first time that
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Willow bridge officially opened

Jun 15, 2013
Dr Nicola Nicholls, Woodland Trust chair, opens the living willow bridge. The bridge has now been officially named ‘The Living Link’…and it really is living as can be seen in some of the photos below. The Living Link will be
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Willow bridge shortlisted

Apr 09, 2013
Our living willow bridge has been shortlisted for the Architecture of Necessity competition in Sweden. The bridge is now complete and has been named by the Woodland Trust as ‘The Living Link’. The official opening will be in May, hopefully
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Living structures

Jan 25, 2013
A recent talk at Hopkins Architects on our living willow bridge created a real buzz. An audience of 25 heard about the design and build process and also got some hands on experience of twisting and bending willow. The buzz
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