Tehran’s Nature Bridge won the silver prize of the IPMA International Project Excellence Award 2015.
According to the IPMA website, Nature Bridge’s contractor Shahid Rajaee Constrcution Company received the prize in the category big-sized projects at the 29th IPMA World Congress held in Panama on 29 September 2015
Nanjing Public Health Medical Center in China won the IPMA International Project Excellence Gold Award 2015.
Award Status; Source: IPMA website
The IPMA Awards recognizes excellent projects from different industries and organizations worldwide. Projects that take part in the Award go through the annual assessment process based on the IPMA Project Excellence Model.
The IPMA International Project Excellence Award is the highest international honour for excellent project performance.
The aim of the IPMA International Project Excellence Award is to increase the recognition of projects from different countries, different industries and different organizations and to motivate project teams to develop and improve project management. It supports professional project management in achieving high performance and identifies projects as examples of excellent project management. By rewarding teams that prove their success in project management, IPMA recognizes and acknowledges excellent and innovative projects.
IPMA is a non-profit, Swiss registered organization. It is recognized as a leading authority on competent project, programme and portfolio management (PPPM).
Nature Bridge (Tabiat Bridge in persian) is the largest pedestrian overpass built in Tehran. The 270-metre (890 ft) bridge connects two public parks—Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park—by spanning the Shahid Modarres, one of the main highways in northern Tehran.
The bridge was designed by Leila Araghian. It has won several awards, including the Popular Choice Prize for Highways & Bridges from the Architizer A+ Awards, a global architectural competition based in New York.
(Above pic by Ehsan Talebzadeh)