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Design and construction of the Phaeno Science Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany

This paper discusses the design, drawing and construction of the Phaeno Science Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany. The building opened to the public in November 2005 and was subsequently shortlisted for the 2006 Stirling Prize and won the 2006 IStructE Structural Award in the Arts, Leisure and Entertainment category. Hanif Kara, BSc (Hons), CEng, MIStructE, Hon FRIBA Co-founder, Adams Kara Taylor Paul Scott, BEng, CEng, MIStructE Director, Adams Kara Taylor

Author(s): Kara, Hanif;Scott, Paul

Keywords: phaeno science centre, wolfsburg, germany;exhibition centres;design;cones;concrete;self-compacting concrete;waffle floors;floors;construction work;roofs