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Pasarela peatonal sobre el Guadaira Jesús Villalta

Students Proposals
Alcalá de Guadaíra, Spain

Alcalá de Guadaíra is a municipality near Seville located on the banks of the Guadaíra River, a tributary of the Guadalquivir. Throughout this one there were several mills destined to the milling of flour, an activity very linked to the town and for which it is known as Alcalá de los Panaderos.

Nowadays, some of the traces of these mills are still preserved, such as the Molino de Algarrobo originating in the XIVXV centuries, and which is close to intervention.

Up to now, the passage over the channel is carried out by the dike itself built to conduct the water through the mechanism of the mill, which means that at certain times floods make it impossible to cross the stream at this point.

To this end, a pedestrian walkway is proposed, which continues slowly along the path that begins on the path of arrival, a path with a gentle slope, between shadows, narrow ...