Construction Systems

  • Location: Pasching, Austria
  • Architect: Atelier Plötzl Linz, Austria
  • Completion: 1997
  • Client: Ferro Glas Glasbautechnik Hörsching, Österreich
  • Scope of Work: steel construction including movable maintenance gutters and glazing
  • Cladding: insulated glass
  • Type of Structure: grid net shell with diagonal tension ropes

1 plus cityThe dome construction with a span of approx. 27 m for PLUS CITY 2000 at Linz was carried out with the typical MERO-TSK hollow sections. The filigree square grid net shell stiffened by tension ropes has an only dead load of fabulous 15 kg/sqm which also has a positive impact to the substructure.