Beach club “Bries”

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CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS,
WORKSHOP DRAWINGS (STEEL),
MEMBRANE STRUCTURE

Noordwijk / Netherlands 2009
Client: Bries, Noordwijk / Netherlands
Architect: Studio Akkerhuis Paris / Frankreich
with Philipp Molter, Munich / Germany
Photo: nilles graphic design Noordwijk aan Zee /
Netherlands


Every year during the summer months at the beach of Noordwijk a temporary culinary pavilion is being built. The steel, timber and membrane construction provides protection against the sun, wind and rain but at the same time opens up the uncluttered view of the sea. Continue reading

Multipurpose hall “Giertsen”

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ALL PHASES, WORKING DRAWINGS (STEEL),
MEMBRANE GENERAL PLANNER

Bergen / Norway 2008 – 2011
Client: W. Giertsen HallSystem AS, Bergen / Norway
Architect: Holzbach Architekten, Koblenz / Germany
Photo: Holzbach Architekten, Koblenz / Germany


The underlying structural concept for this textile multipurpose hall is the use of a double-layer membrane which stretches across two mirrored curvilinear girders. In this instance the membrane combines more than one purpose: Load bearing with the help of the outer membrane, thermal insulation by the use of glass wool, maximum daylight penetration, a high degree of pre-fabrication and a fast assembly. Continue reading

Weave Bridge

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SCHEMATIC DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN

Philadelphia / USA 2006 – 2009
Architect: Cecil Balmond, ARUP
Advanced Geometry Unit, London / UK
Photo: Greg Benson, Philadelphia / USA


The bridge was designed by the Arup engineer Cecil Balmond. TEUFFEL ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS worked on the design as a partner of the Advanced Geometry Unit (AGU) at the Arup offices in London. Two contrary spirals form a structure with extraordinary spatial qualities. Continue reading

ESTA technology center

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO APPROVAL PLANNING

Senden / Germany 2006 – 2008
Client: ESTA, Senden / Germany
Architect and General planner:
gerken.Architekten+ingenieure, Ulm / Germany
Design Consultant: Dirk Henning Braun,
Stuttgart / Germany


The very functional and reduced design appearance of this production and administrative building has also been designed from the engineering side as extremely lean and efficient. In order to achieve the utmost flexibility on the production levels the ground floor was planned as a two storey open plan space with only four columns. Continue reading