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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Samsung GALAXY Studio, Sochi

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The structure measured 40 m x 27 m x 9.50 m and consisted on three sides of a steel frame with four edges and two supporting columns in the middle. Diagonal bracing provided the necessary stability against snow and wind load as well as possible earthquakes. Continue reading

Volkswagen Group Russia Pavilion, Sochi

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SCHEMATIC DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN

Sochi / Russia 2013 – 2014
Client: Volkswagen Group Russia, Moscow / Russia
Architect: Avantgarde, Munich / Germany
Strauss Architekten, Stuttgart / Germany
General contractor: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland
Photo: Volkswagen Group Russia, Moscow / Russia
Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland


The special feature of this five storey pavilion belonging to the VW Group was the 540 m² large LED screen on the front. With the help of dancers the daily changing medal count was choreographed. The dancers moved on intermediary gangways made of glass. Continue reading

Liechtenstein Expo 2010

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CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO TENDER DOCUMENTS

Vaduz / Liechtenstein 2010
Client: Fürstentum Liechtenstein, Vaduz / Liechtenstein
Architect: Sabine Kranz, Paris / France with Gaiser Architekten, Karlsruhe / Germany
General contractor: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland
Photo: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland


The small pavilion in Vaduz has aptly been described as a “sky full of 158 banners”. By video it transmits images and impressions from the EXPO 2010 in Shanghai. For this purpose the already existing information center has been encircled by an 11 m tall spaceframe of 14 m x 14 m. Continue reading