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Structurae-Newsletter - 2/2014

Dear <<First Name>> <<Last Name>>,

As promised in our last newsletter, we have analyzed, compiled and summarized the results from our online survey. We were surprised by some of the responses, others confirmed things we already knew or expected. I don't want to spoil anything, so feel free to download the summary as a PDF file.

Given the Olympic Games in Sochi we've also taken up the theme of winter sports for this newsletter. There are quite a few structures in Structurae that were built specifically for those kinds of sports! 

Best regards,
Nicolas Janberg
Editor-in-Chief, Structurae

Content Statistics

Structures & Projects 63,663
Persons 9,303
Companies 11,889
Products & Services 1,097
Images 176,437
Publications 61,436

Winter Sport Facilities

A large number of structures used for sports are already available in Structurae. Specifically for winter sports these are e.g. ice skating rinks, ski jump structures or even ski bridges. Here are a few examples:

Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Oslo
Bergisel Ski Jump, Innsbruck
ISS Dome, Düsseldorf
Bolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Ski bridge at Soldeu, Andorra
Ski bridge at Pragelato

Company of the month

 

SSF Ingenieure AG

SSF Ingenieure is one of Germany’s leading companies in the construction engineering and soil engineering sector. For more than 40 years they have been designing bridges and tunnels, and developing high-performance motorway and railway solutions. They plan railway and underground stations and develop complex industrial structures as well as building structures.

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Report of the month

 

The white arc over the Rhone river

Since September 4 it is there: the great white arc over the Rhone river in Lyon. What optically almost floats posed an enormous challenge in technical respect, because the steel arc bridge which caters for pedestrians, bicycles and a tram, had to be safeguarded against uplift forces. Maurer Söhne had the solution with uplift bearings of a design that was used earlier in German railway bridges.

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