Project:
Contact:
Object:
Eurogare
Type:
railway station
Location:
Mons [MAP]
State:
Belgium
Architect:
Santiago Calatrava 🔗, Zürich
Materials:
steeel, concrete (at present)
Production:
Aug 30, 2017
Images:
24
Content:
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Eurogare Mons: The dome-construction after its 3rd push accross the railway-tracks
Eurogare Mons: By the next push the platforms are reached
Eurogare Mons: Later the platform-staircases will connected to the hall-construction
Eurogare Mons: During the slipping the construction is laying on temporary bearings
Eurogare Mons: Temporary plain-bearing
Eurogare Mons: Therefor huge steel elements are welded together
Eurogare Mons: The elements were lifted in position by cranes
Eurogare Mons: The plain-bearing are located beyond the gird
Eurogare Mons: Steenless metall-bands are slipping on Teflon-made plain-bearings
Eurogare Mons: According to the shearing forces cavities are temporary closed
Eurogare Mons: The dome-movement is operated by a cable-pulling-machine
Eurogare Mons: plastic-foil is covering the hydraulic pulling-cylinders during stand-by
Eurogare Mons: perforated plates prevent cable-twisting
Eurogare Mons: Trapezoidal sheets poured out by concrete will form the future dome-floor
Eurogare Mons: The dome is reminding to a church by its lateral trusses
Eurogare Mons: The dome's curved front-endings are similar to a choir
Eurogare Mons: A lateral truss
Eurogare Mons: Before welding the lateral trusses are beared by a falsework
Eurogare Mons: Lateral trusses and falsework
Eurogare Mons: Segmental arch of a lateral trusses
Eurogare Mons: Before welding the construction is fixed by temporay flaps
Eurogare Mons: A technician is checking electronical the welding quality
Eurogare Mons: Additional bearings are carrying the construction-site-wight, fig. 1
Eurogare Mons: Additional bearings are carrying the construction-site-wight, fig. 2