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. The fourth building face was made of stacked shipping containers, which were additionally reinforced by beams and columns.
SCHEMATIC DESIGN TO DETAIL DESIGN
Sochi / Russia 2013 – 2014
Client: Samsung, Seoul / South Korea
Architect: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland
General contractor: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland
Photo: Nüssli, Hüttwilen / Switzerland