General information

  • Location address
    Brand
  • Location country
    Germany
  • Year of construction
    2000
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Cargolifter AG
  • Function of building
    Vehicle services
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane

Description

Assembly and maintenance building for airships.

The largest cantilever hangar in the world was constructed to provide enough space for assembly and maintenance of two large airships at the same time. Two giant doors in a shell-like construction approx. 100 m high were designed to provide the airships with access to the hangar.

Description of the environmental conditions

U-value 0.95 W/m2 K
Cubic capacity 5 000 000 m3
Surface Area 66 000 m2

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    V outer, III inner, II liner
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester
  • Material coating
    PVC

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    66000
  • Maximum height (m)
    107
  • Total length (m)
    363
  • Total width (m)
    225
  • Form single element
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Convertible or mobile
    Convertible
  • Design lifespan in years
    06-10

Involved companies

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