The typical structure of the railway crossing, managed by Network Rail, UK, allows a great variability of the solutions while also encouraging pedestrians to use it. The modular system enables prefabrication and assembly with minimal impact on the rail operation. The architectural design is the work of Gottlieb Paludan Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark, the SHP consulted the structural design.
The design, which was awarded by the first prize, was called bold, elegant and uncluttered. The proposal has won over 120 entries from 19 countries.