|Client||Twerenbold Reisen, Baden-Rütihof|
|Architects||Knapkiewicz & Fickert Architekten, Zürich|
|Construction cost||9.7 Mio. Fr.|
|Services||Structure and excavation:
Tender documentation phase
|Awards||Prix Acier 2007 – Schweizer Stahlbaupreis|
|Publication||Tragwerksplanung – ein integrativer Prozess|
|Topics||Structural steelworkInfrastructureIndustry/tradeConcrete construction|
The conversion and extension of the bus station included the construction of bus stands, under a semi-transparent roof, the construction of a glazed waiting area for passengers, with a gallery to be used for offices, and the construction of an underground parking area for the passengers’ cars.
The extension adjoins the existing indoor parking area and stretches along the “Fislisbacherstrasse” road. The new underground parking area for cars was constructed in reinforced concrete. A steel plate structure is the load-bearing structure for the large bus park. The plate girders are up to 3 metres high and span more than 60 metres in places. Cables are attached to the long diagonal girder with the longest span to provide additional support. The roof and the south-west façade are covered on both sides with a transparent membrane to absorb wind and snow loads.