Bahnstraße Falkensee

STRUCTURAL DESIGN LP 5 – 8

Falkensee 2016-2017
Owner: private
Architect: mangold architekten bda, Berlin
Photo: TEC


Inner-city project of a commercial building in the centre of Falkensee with an area of around 5000m². The ground floor will be mainly used by catering facilities, the three upper floors are office spaces. Below the building with around 77m length is a parking garage reached by a car-lift. Due to the fact that the ground water level is close under the terrain surface a detailed planning of the watertight-concrete-construction was necessary. The neighbouring existing buildings are underpinned with high pressure injections.

Kindl Brewery – Centre for Contemporary Art

STRUCTURAL FACADE DESIGN, CONCEPT TO DETAILED DESIGN

Berlin 2016 – 2017
Architect: grisard´architektur, Zurich
Photo: Stefan Melchior


The Kindl brewery in Berlin-Neukölln, which has been closed down for many years, has been re-designed and built as a centre for contemporary art. The supporting structure for the façade of the wind screen consists of rectangular multi-chamber hollow profiles. The system used here is Schüco Steel-Jansen VISS. In the area of the staircase a frameless glazing with point-fixings according to Fischer Zykon system with a general approval by the building authorities has been applied.

Bauhaus museum, Dessau

STRUCTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION

(1st prize)
Dessau 2015
Architect: Young & Ayata, New York/em>


The new Bauhaus Museum Dessau will for the first time offer the opportunity to present the outstanding collection of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation to the public on a permanent basis under the best possible conservative conditions. The primary structure of the individual exhibition halls is made of composite timber ribs. Each rib can be cut from a flat timber panel using modern CNC technology.

Rheinstraßenbrücke Darmstadt

STRUCTURAL COMPETITION

Darmstadt/ Germany, 2015
Architect: AL_A, London


The aim of the design is to preserve the historic structure of the bridge as far as possible, while at the same time providing the city of Darmstadt with a new and decisive contribution to the improvement of the infrastructure. The careful handling of the existing historic building fabric, in particular the artistically ornamented bridge heads and the retaining walls from the year 1912, it is aimed at preserving a connection to the past and the basis for the step into the future.

Audi IAA 2015, Frankfurt

STRUCTURAL FACADE DESIGN, CONCEPT TO DETAILED DESIGN

Munich 2016-2017
General contractor: Nüssli (Switzerland) Ltd


The AUDI exhibition space for the IAA consisted of a 55 x 70 m 3-storey hall with a completely dismountable steel structure. A mirrored façade of the entrance hall, floating car bodies as well as the foundation for the primary structure had to be assembled quickly and accurately. For the foundations following was required: After the end of the exhibition, all foundations had to be removed again. Therefore, ballasted foundations were used instead of the tensile anchorages in the foundation.

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Showpalast and EQUILALAND Munich

STRUCTURAL DESIGN LP 1 – 6

Munich 2016-2017
Owner: EQUILALAND
Architect: GRAFT Gesellschaft von Architekten GmbH, Berlin
General contractor: Adunic Deutschland GmbH, Berlin
Photo: TEC


In the north part of Munich close to the Allianz-Arena the EQUILALAND opens the worldwide first Horse-Themepark with an area of around 54000m²
The project includes a themepark with gastronomies, a riding-hall, different horse stables and pavilions, a horse training hall and a museum as well as an event hall for the flagship-show of Apassionata with approximately 1800 seats, a backstage area, a foyer and an administrative wing.

Tempelhofer Freiheit Südbrücke

STRUCTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION

Berlin, 2012
Architect: ipv, Delft/ NL


The bridge structure provides space for an integrated train station access with an integrated lift and access stairs. The continuous appearance of the Vierendeel truss provides opportunities for the illumination of graphical information at both sides of the bridge. This space can also serve as an exhibition space for art or historical information about the Tempelhof Airport and in the evening it can be illuminated by the upper part of the girder.

Aldgate Statue

Aldgate-Statue

Architects: Normal


The Aldgate statue is the entry of the team “Normal” to a competition released for the design of a new landmark for the city of London. The intention was to create a memorable object at both day and night.

For the realisaton of the concept natural thatch was selected as the most appropriate material to express the concept. The internal core consists of a central steel pole which is anchored in concrete foundation and prefabricated steel ties which are joint in a symmetrical way to the pole in order to ensure equilibrium of the structure and give the desired appearance to the statue.