Hot Dip Galvanizing Magazine Issue 4 2015
Issue#04—2015
Issue#04—2015

Issue#04—2015

Centre for Data Processing, Karlsruhe

The new centre for data processing in Karlsruhe is key to the smooth functioning of 65 tax offices across southwest Germany. The addition of a new administration centre is part of a phased programme of construction works to update and…

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Courthouse, Almendralejo

The striking new courthouse in the town of Almendralejo, Western Spain, is juxtaposed within its triangular footprint and its more traditional surroundings. The geometry of the plot and its proximity to an adjoining residential area determined the organisation of the…

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GAGA Awards 2016

Galvanizers Association has been recognising the innovative use of galvanized steel by architects, engineers and constructors for over 20 years with its Galvanizing Awards competition. In order to appreciate all aspects of galvanized steel, the awards will be presented in…

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Galvanizing Delight

The construction of the Vitra Slide Tower is the newest addition to the thirty year old Vitra Campus. The production premises include buildings by famous architects; Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando,Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid. The new structure includes…

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Loku Paalama Bridge, Sri Lanka

22 students representing “Engineers Without Borders” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have spent their summer holidays in Sri Lanka building a suspension bridge. The bridge allows villagers to cross the Bentara River, which was impassable at high tide. The…

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Lydlinch Bridge, Dorset

The old adage of size is not everything comes to mind when considering the history and performance of the Callender-Hamilton bridge at Two Fords, Lydlinch in Dorset. As early as 1942 the Ministry of Defence was considering outline plans for…

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Primary school, Karlsruhe

Designed by HSD architects, Lemgo primary school in Karlsruhe creates a modern addition to the existing network of schools. A facade of galvanized panels provides a vibrant, bold and contemporary aesthetic that is a throwback to the town‘s industrial heritage.…

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Riedberg Campus, University of Frankfurt

The new Research Greenhouse at the University of Frankfurt is used for the cultivation, care and preservation of plants and will be used for teaching and research. The new structure has been designed to adapt to its sloping topography. In…

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Social Housing, Mostoles (Madrid)

The addition of new social housing for Mostoles, Spain has been designed as a focal point for a new urban development project. Situated in front of a main boulevard, the project needed to be a landmark for the area. The…

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The Blackburn Wing Conference Centre, West Yorkshire

Constructed within an ancient woodland to celebrate the work of an aviation pioneer, The Blackburn Wing is an innovative conference centre. The brief was to create an aviation inspired design that celebrated the achievements of the largely forgotten aviation pioneer…

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