Cologne Airport – ICE Station

Architects:
JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
1997 – 2001

Construction time:
2001 – 2002

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of steel structures

Client:
Flughafen Köln-Bonn GmbH/Germany

Photographers
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.

 

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