Zentrum Paul Klee and The Shard
Zentrum Paul Klee
Architect : Rienzo PianoLocation : Bern, Switzerland Date : 1999 - 2005Type : Museum
spaceEach has a different function undulations therein.The first and larger, a 400-seat auditorium, and art workshops for children.
spaceIn the second wave, the middle, smaller than the first , is the permanent collection of paul kleeTemporary exhibition spaces dedicated to In the third one, the least of all, lies the research and management.
The design of the Zentrum paul klee is characterized by the struucture of corrugated steel deck.These beams have the complex curves neither is equal to the other, since the wave form extends form the front to the back where it is lost together with the ground, and each wave has different height.Each of the curved steel beams with different weights, has been constructed individually.
FORMAfter reviewing alternative materials such as aluminum, copper and titanium, it was decided to use a hardened cover.The ecological criteria, economic and technical were decisive for this choice.
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THE SHARDARCHITECT : RENZO PIANOLOCATION : LONDON,U.KDATE : 2009 - 2012TYPE : MULTI USE
THE SHARD There are 44 lifts, including double-decker lifts.There are 306 flights of stairs.The total floor space is 11 hectares [27 acres].95% of the construction materials are recycled.
20% of the steelwork is from recycled sources.The design was influenced by the irregular nature of the site.
1-3- Lobby4-28- Office space31-33- Restaurants34-50- Hotel52- Spa53-65- Apartments68-72- viewing gallery75-87- Spire
PLAN OF THE SHARD