Sculpture “Meistdeutigkeit”

Artist:
Prof. Olaf Metzel, Munich/Germany

Planning time:
1993

Construction time:
1993

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering

Photographers:
Werner Sobek, Stuttgart/Germany

Prof. Olaf Metzel’s sculpture in front of the former German parliamentary building in Bonn/Germany is basically made of thin-walled grooves. These grooves are u-shaped in the section and are connected to each other with spot-welded thin tubes. The spatial structure is made up of several spirals which are set into each other with increasing diameter upwards. With it’s dimensions of 6.50 m total height and 6 m maximum diameter this structure bears a remarkable wind and snow load.



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