Facade Harpa Concert Hall Reykjavik

Spatial Façade Project

Concert Hall and Conference Centre,  Reykjavik,  Iceland,  2009-2011

Services performed:

- Design studies and development of spatial load bearing structure for facades
- Preliminary calculations and feasibility studies
- Detailed design and shop drawings for prototypes
- Support and advice for architects and artists during design and tender phases
- Support and advice for contractors on structural and quality issues, as well as FEM calculations
- Supervision of façade contractor and manufacturers
- Comparative calculations
- Technical support for steel casting and quality control during the casting process
- Support on site in Iceland and China
 

Team:

H. Bretis, J. Beierbach, A. Lipp

Contractor:

IAV, IS

Client:

Austurhöfn–TR, IS

Architects:

Henning Larsen Architects, DK

Façade design:

Studio Olafur Eliasson, D

Prime contractor:

IAV, IS

Façade contractor:

Lingyun, CN

Design, main building:

Rambøll, DK

Photos:

© Olafur Eliasson 2011, Henning Larsen Architects, Reyk Höhne, ArtEngineering GmbH