• Berlin Main Train Station: vent stack
    © Muller Offenburg
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Berlin Main Train Station: vent stack

Berlin, Germany, 2004

The air ventilation of a a large road tunnel and a parking garage underneath the new main train station in Berlin (former Lehrter Bahnhof) will be provided by a 60 m high vent stack with a discharge cross section of 30 m². The freestanding steel structure is built by three vertical shear walls rotated 60° to each other. Every shear wall is stiffened by steel frames and crosswise installed tension rods. The space between the frames is filled with translucent glass blocks.


  • Location

    Berlin, Germany

  • Architect

    gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

  • Client

    Deutsche Bahn AG

  • Contractor

    Müller Offenburg GmbH & Co. KG

  • Our Scope of Work

    conceptual design, construction design, site supervision

  • Height 60 m
  • Base area approx. 30 m²
  • Berlin Main Train Station: vent stack © Muller Offenburg

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