Trade Fair Stand Hero

Schmidhuber und Partner, Munich/Germany

Planning time:

Construction time:
2013 – 2014

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
Structural design (work phases 1-4 in accordance with HOAI)

Schmidhuber und Partner, Munich/Germany

Andreas Keller, Altdorf/Germany

The ground plan of the trade fair stand erected by the motorcycle manufacturer Hero at the Auto Expo 2014 resembled a racetrack. The ‚straight‘ section of the stand measured 15 m x 67 m in length. A circular
structure boasting an inner fascia covered with a continuous wall of LEDs appeared to hover above the exhibits. A two-storey lounge area was located at the head of the trade fair stand. The lounge area and ring
structure were interlocked by flexurally rigid steel beams to a triangular grid or rather a vierendeel girder to which the LED panels and other lighting elements were affixed.


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