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Buildings - Public Buildings

Reconstruction of Seaplane Harbour hangars

  • Location

    Tallinn

  • Customer

    Maritime Museum

  • End of works

    2011

The closed net area of the building is 7 529.7 m²; Volume 98 450 m³. This structure should be considered as the most significant achievement in the history of the former theory and practice of reinforced concrete. The hangar consists of three spherical shells with an area of 36.4 x 36.4 m and located one after another and of seven short cylindrical shells with an area of  6.8 x 36.4 m and of eight edge members with 2 links – a trust, reinforced concrete posts and frames
(transverse cross-sections 60 x 60 cm;  60 x 110 and 60 x 130 cm).

Acknowledgements:
2013 Europa Nostra Grand Prix - Europa Nostra and EU cultural heritage grand prix main prize.
2013 DOMUS International Award for Restoration and Conservation silver medal. A separate acknowledgement was awarded to Nordecon AS for remarkable restauration and construction work.
2012 Concrete Structure of the Year award – reconstruction of concrete structures of seaplane hangars at Tallinn Seaplane Harbour. Award from Estonian Concrete Association.
Project manager Veiko Krautmann

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