Terri Meyer Boake BES BArch MArch LEED AP
Associate Professor :: Associate Director :: School of Architecture :: University of Waterloo

Parking Garage Bridge

Wells Fargo Building

Salt Lake City, Utah


Project Information:

This is the pedestrian bridge that connects the Wells Fargo Office Building (tallest building in Salt Lake City) to its parking facility. It uses large curved tubular steel supports, tension attachments, structural glass and a glazed floor.

Project Images:

View looking down side street towards bridge.
View up bridge highlighting the stabilizing cables that attach the outer to inner tubular steel rings.

View up the tubular steel support.
The structural glass enclosure sits beneath/inside the structure.

View concrete foundation supports.
View towards parking garage, underneath the bridge.
View towards the Wells Fargo Tower, ground floor entrance.
Inside the glass enclosure of the bridge.
The heating system is incorporated into the base detail of the glass
View towards the Wells Fargo tower, the glass block florr visible.
Connections in stainless steel join the structural glass fins.
Stainless steel connection and "spider glass" joint variation.
View out to the fine tension connectors.
Underside of the bridge showing support system and glass block floor.

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These images are for educational use only and may not be reproduced commercially without written permission. tboake@sympatico.ca

Updated April 14, 2006