Cologne Airport — ICE Station

JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
1997 — 2001

Construction time:
2001 — 2002

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of steel structures

Flughafen Köln-Bonn GmbH/Germany

H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany
Andreas Keller, Altdorf/Germany

Werner Sobek Stuttgart engineered roofing, stairs and bridges of the new subterranean railway station at the Cologne/Bonn airport. The load-bearing structure of the barrel-shaped roof (with dimensions of 156 x 38 m) consists of extremely slender steel arches that run in parallel to each other.