Museo del Acero

Architects:
Grimshaw Architects, New York/USA

Planning time:
2005 — 2006

Construction time:
2006 — 2007

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of loadbearing structure and special structures (schematic design, design development, review construction documents)

Client:
Parque Fundidora Monterrey/Mexico

Following Grimshaw’s design for the Museo del Acero, some spaces within the 70-meter high furnace structure were converted to to habitable space. Moreover, approximately 96,000 square feet of new exhibition, offices, workshops and educational spaces were added to the existing structures.