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Zeiss Planetarium

Zeiss Planetarium

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: Am Planetarium 5
Coordinates: 50° 55' 54.53" N    11° 35' 12.93" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

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

Materials

thin shell steel grid encased in concrete shell

Participants

Architecture
Engineering
Construction
Rehabilitation (2011-2012)
Water proofing

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
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000374
  • Date created
    07/09/1999
  • Last Update
    18/12/2014