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Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, Germany 
Wednesday 28 Jan 2009
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The Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, Germany open to the public as of 31 January.

"The building site’s environment was more of a stimulation than an obstacle. The location’s heterogeneity between railroad tracks and access roads, industrial facilities and the dense road network was a challenging impulse from the very beginning." - Elke Delugan Meissl, Co-Founder, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Technical Data

Mass of concrete 21,000 m³
Mass of excavated material 66,000 m³
Mass of concrete steel/basement 4,000 t
Mass of steel/museum’s structural element 6,000 t
Steel elements core 2 160 t
Powers at the cores‘ corners approx. 34,000 MN

Cubage / Areas Total area 28,000 m²
Surface area museum, Classic Centre, gastronomy, archive and conference facilities 13,650 m²
Prefabricated concrete slabs 10,000 m²
Span steel structure between the cores 60 m
Surface structural element of museum, outer façade 5,000 m²
Soffit structural element of museum 6,600 m²
Augered piles 115
Total length of augered piles 1,840 m
Perimeter insulation 2,000 m²
Sheeting walls 13,000 m²
Sheeting supports 1,470 m² Sheeting ceiling slabs 20,000 m²

Building dimensions
Approximate length 160 m
Approximate width 70 m
Approximate height 28 m
Length of the spiral exhibition approx. 550 m
Length of the escalator, height difference 18 m / 36 m

Key Facts

Status complete
Value 0(m€)
Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

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