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Zeiss Planetarium

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General Information

Structural Type: Thin shell
Function / usage: Planetarium building
Completed in: 1926
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Jena, Thuringia, Germany, Europe
Address: Planetariumstraße

Technical Information


height 12.50 m + 3.10 m = 15.60 m
span 25 m
seats 500
shell thickness 6 cm


thin shell steel grid encased in concrete shell



Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 231-232
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000374
Created: 07/09/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014