Station Gottesacker

Architects:
Werner Sobek, Stuttgart/Germany

Planning time:
1999 – 2003

Construction time:
2001 – 2003

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
design, object planning and structural engineering

Client:
City of Dortmund/Germany

Photographer:
H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany

The urban railway station “Gottesacker” in Dortmund/Germany is located between the carriageways of the multi-lane urban clearway B1. It essentially consists of a platform approximately 75 m long and an impressive roof. The central section of the platform is supported by a concrete bridge structure whereas the western and eastern ends of the platform rest on solid ground. A curved steel structure spans the approximately 75 m long platform in such a way that there is unrestricted access to the carriages along the long sides of the platform.

 

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