TUNeIT bridge competition launched

Engineers and architects to submit ideas for artificial islands

19 September, 18:59

    (ANSAmed) - Tunis, September 19 - Engineer Enzo Siviero, mastermind of the proposed 140 km TUNeIT bridge linking the Tunisian peninsula of Cap Bon to Sicily, has launched a 'competition of ideas' for the four artificial islands that are supposed to support it. The competition is open to students and graduates in architecture and engineering and there is plenty of scope for indulgence on the civil and industrial engineering fronts, Siviero said. The poet by predilection, deputy president of Réseau Méditerranéen des Eccles d'Ingénieurs di Marsiglia and dean of the university ECampus is determined to make his ambitious project a reality, even at the significant cost of 100 billion euros. ideas competition is sponsored by Eamc (Engineering Associations of Mediterranean Countries), Pam (Parliament Assembly of Mediterranean), The Schiller Institute, the Italian Economic Development Ministry, the Craxi Foundation, Università La Sapienza di Roma, Ensit, Federarchitetti, Sistemi Urbani of the group Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane. (ANSAmed).

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