Cologne Airport – ICE Station

Architecture
JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time
1997 − 2001

Construction time
2001 − 2002

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering of steel structures (WP 1 − 6 acc. to § 64 HOAI)

GFA
5,000 m²

Client
Flughafen Köln-Bonn GmbH/Germany

Photography
HG 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.