Berlin central station – Lehrte station
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Berlin central station – Lehrte station Progress is built on ideas.

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Magnificent fireworks on the evening of the opening celebrations Illuminated sculpture on the Spree: the brightly shining glass palace of Berlin central station (former Lehrte station) With a spectacular light show consisting of fireworks and spot lights, Europe’s biggest cross station was opened at the end of May 2006 after a construction time of ten years. Opposite to the Federal Chancellery and not far from the Brandenburger Tor, Berlin’s new main station is the hub of longdistance and regional trains. Almost 1,100 trains call at the most expensive and laborious station new building in...

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Magnificent fireworks on the evening of the opening celebrations Illuminated sculpture on the Spree: the brightly shining glass palace of Berlin central station (former Lehrte station) With a spectacular light show consisting of fireworks and spot lights, Europe’s biggest cross station was opened at the end of May 2006 after a construction time of ten years. Opposite to the Federal Chancellery and not far from the Brandenburger Tor, Berlin’s new main station is the hub of longdistance and regional trains. Almost 1,100 trains call at the most expensive and laborious station new building in...

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As the succeeding building of the splendid Lehrte dead-end station from 1871 to 1959, the new main station developed by the Hamburg architects von Gerkan, Marg and partners is considered to be a masterpiece of modern civil engineering. Eye-catchers are the hall roofs made of glass stretching 320 metres in east-west direction and 160 metres in north-south direction. Due to a sophisticated system of openings, daylight falls 40 metres down to the lower platforms. Two 46-m high construction frames for offices that straddle the east-west glass roof of the city railway like bridges symbolise the...

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As the succeeding building of the splendid Lehrte dead-end station from 1871 to 1959, the new main station developed by the Hamburg architects von Gerkan, Marg and partners is considered to be a masterpiece of modern civil engineering. Eye-catchers are the hall roofs made of glass stretching 320 metres in east-west direction and 160 metres in north-south direction. Due to a sophisticated system of openings, daylight falls 40 metres down to the lower platforms. Two 46-m high construction frames for offices that straddle the east-west glass roof of the city railway like bridges symbolise the...

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Demanding high-tec constructions mix with top-class building services engineering and interior design to form an architectural total work of art. An other high-tech construction is the glass roof of the new Berlin central station that was built in a record construction time of just four months. The east-west roof was designed and manufactured in a computer-aided way. 23 steel trusses span a 16 metres high and 68 metres wide arch. As the hall made of glass is located in a bend and expands toward the station centre, every glass element is different. More than 85 kilometres of steel ropes and...

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Demanding high-tec constructions mix with top-class building services engineering and interior design to form an architectural total work of art. An other high-tech construction is the glass roof of the new Berlin central station that was built in a record construction time of just four months. The east-west roof was designed and manufactured in a computer-aided way. 23 steel trusses span a 16 metres high and 68 metres wide arch. As the hall made of glass is located in a bend and expands toward the station centre, every glass element is different. More than 85 kilometres of steel ropes and...

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Technical data: Interior space: 750.000 m3 Gross floor area: 70.000 m2 Construction period: 09/98 until 05/06 Building costs: approx EUR 700m Principal: Deutsche Bahn AG Architect: von Gerkan, Marg und Partner (gmp), Hamburg Carried out in the consortia for foundation/structural work and extension Berlin central station – Lehrte station Progress is built on ideas. Progress is built on ideas. Postal address: P. O. Box 11 20 D-92301 Neumarkt, Germany Phone +49 9181 909-0 Telefax +49 9181 905061 info@max-boegl.de www.max-boegl.de Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG Max-Bögl-Strasse 1 D-92369...

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