Zénith de Strasbourg

(F) 2007

The Zénith is a ‚Salle de Spectacle’ situated in the greater Strasbourg area in Eckboldsheim and offers 10.000 seats.

Around the massive oval centre swing five steel rings which are staggered to each other and are inclined differently. They are covered with an orange membrane.

Award
„Medaglia d'Oro all'Architettura Italiana“
nominated for Mies Van der Rohe award

Data

formTL
consulting, structural design, workshop drawings membrane + cables

architect
Massimiliano Fuksas/Rom

wind specialist
Wacker Ingenieure
Bureua de Controle: Véritas

general contractor
Pertuy/Canobbio

photos
formTL (1,3,4)
www.optima-strasbourg.com (2)

membrane surface
9.821 m²

facade
100x140x30 m

Material

Atex 5000 from Interglas, translucent glass fabric with orange pigmented silicon coating which was purpose–made