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House of the Cultures of the World

House of the Cultures of the World

General Information

Structural Type: Thin shell
Function / usage: Congress center
Other name(s): Benjamin-Franklin-Halle
Completed in: 1957
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Berlin-Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, Germany, Europe
Address: John Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
Coordinates: 52° 31' 7.00" N    13° 21' 53.00" E

Technical Information

Materials

roof prestressed concrete
arches reinforced concrete

Participants

Initial construction (1956-1957)
Architecture
Structural design
Checking engineering
Co-contractor
Reconstruction (1986-1987)
Architecture
Technical advisor to the owner
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20009150
  • Date created
    24/04/2003
  • Last Update
    29/10/2014