• Trade Fair Hall 6 Düsseldorf
    © Jürgen Schmid, Köln

Trade Fair Hall 6 Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2000

This square fair hall, covering a total area of 26,000 m², is the largest structure on the fairground of the "Messe Düsseldorf". It is designed for sport and concert events.
The main structure consists of four 165 m long truss girders which are arranged right-angled in plan and supported by truss columns inside and tension members outside of the hall. The main area of 90 x 90 m without any columns is covered by a cable supported roof structure. Secondary a space frame structure with 27 000 bars is provided. The building gets its light appearance by a glass facade above a 6 m high concrete base.

  • Location

    Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Architect

    gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

  • Cooperation

    Gehlen, Ingenieurbüro für Tragwerksplanung, Düsseldorf

  • Client

    Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

  • Contractor

    Arge Hochtief / Philipp Holzmann; Krupp Stahlbau, Hannover

  • Our Scope of Work

    conceptual design, construction design, site supervision

  • Length x width 165 m x 165 m
  • Gross floor area 43,500 m²
  • Max. height of hall 24 m
  • Base area 26,000 m²
  • Exhibiton area 24,000 m²
  • Steel structure 90 m max. girder span,
    8.50 m girder height,
    2,300 t steel
  • Trade Fair Hall 6 Düsseldorf © Jürgen Schmidt, Köln
  • Trade Fair Hall 6 Düsseldorf © Jürgen Schmid, Köln

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