gmp to design elbbrucken underground station in hafencity
 
gmp to design elbbrucken underground station in hafencity gmp to design elbbrucken underground station in hafencity
may 03, 2013

gmp to design elbbrucken underground station in hafencity

‘elbbrucken underground station’ by gmp architekten, hafencity, hamburg, germanyimage © gmp

in the hafencity quarter of hamburg, germany, international practice gmp architekten will be designing the new ‘elbbrucken underground station’ that will for the time being act as the terminal station for the newly added U4 line. stretching above ground, the rounded reticulated steel girders form a permeated tunnel-like structure extending out towards the river elbe, surrounded by historic bridges and a rapidly developing urban zone. beneath the steel structure a series of glass panels are suspended creating a separate interior glazed skin that controls direct sunlight without detracting from the gridded exterior elements. all level changes and circulation changesare handled entirely in the interior, freeing the immediate site from a clutter of unnecessary excavations or crossing pathways.

terminal platformimage © gmp

approachimage © gmp

exterior site in front of the river elbeimage © gmp

site planimage © gmp

floor plan / level 0image © gmp

 

 

 

project info:

 

competition: 2013 – winnerdesign: volkwin marg with stephanie jöbschpartner: jürgen hillmerproject management: stephanie jöbschdesign team: achim wangler, bernd kottsieper, katja mezgerstructural design: schlaich bergermann and partnersclient: hamburger hochbahn AG

  • Yeah looks very “underground” and ties in very well to the fact that “Hamburger Hochbahn” means “Hamburg aerial railway”. o.O

    Sebastian says:

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