Oval roof at north gate (fair Frankfurt)
Frankfurt, Germany

Oval roof at north gate, Frankfurt, Germany

Oval roof at north gate (fair Frankfurt)

Software used: Autodesk Advance Steel
Project location: Frankfurt, Germany
Design Office: SST-Ingenieurbüro für Stahlbau, Cham
Client: Messe Frankfurt
Structural planner: B+G Ingenieure Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Frankfurt a. M.; Haumann + Fuchs Ingenieure AG
Architect: Ingo Schrader Architekt BDA
Construction company: Prebeck GmbH Stahl-und Anlagenbau

Project description:
The oval roof of the north gate at fair Frankfurt is asymmetrically structure. It consists of not hierarchical elements from strip steel which cross each other. The installation height varies between 150mm and 600mm. The roof is supported by four truncated pyramidal supports.

Oval roof at north gate, Frankfurt, Germany

Oval roof at north gate, Frankfurt, Germany

Oval roof at north gate, Frankfurt, Germany

Oval roof at north gate, Frankfurt, Germany