“Hafenspitze” in Düsseldorf, GE
Type of building project: New construction
Construction method: Engineered timber work
Services: Carpentry and engineered timber work, constructive facade work, roofing and roof sealing work
Special features: 30 m³ curved beams, multi-layered, in various radii and oval shaped. 300 m² manually finished, stainless steel shingles.
Pavilion dimensions: 17 x 13.5 x 4.5 m
Construction site: Düsseldorf
Project completion: 2011
Architecture: SOP, Slapa/Oberholz/Pszczulny on behalf of JSK Architects, Düsseldorf
Builder: IQ Real Estate GmbH, Düsseldorf
The shape of this demanding architectural design is based on its spatial environs – namely, where the arm of the harbour flows into the Rhine. Pebble’s (representing the Rhine’s pebble stones) is used gastronomically as a champagne lounge and offers a 360° panorama view of Düsseldorf’s entire waterfront, the “Medienhafen”.