Columns and ornamental vertical elements made with UHPFRC for the Saint-Nazaire aquatic center

Author(s) : A. Bouhours, J. Burlot, J. Baumgartner
Paper category : Proceedings
Book title : UHPFRC 2017 Designing and Building with UHPFRC: New large-scale implementations, recent technical advances, experience and standards
Editor(s) : F. Toutlemonde & J. ResplendinoT.Ch.
Print-ISBN : 978-2-35158-166-7
e-ISBN : 978-2-35158-167-4
Publisher : RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year : 2017
Pages: 889 - 896
Total Pages : 8
Language : English

Abstract: As part of the implementation of its aquatic centre, the city of Saint Nazaire chose the lightness, transparency and brightness of the design of COSTE Architectures agency. BSI®, the UHPFRC developed by Eiffage Group, was selected for its mechanical properties and its high durability, to meet the technical and architectural requirements of such a project in an aquatic environment. The architect will of purifying the space led him to a solution with 40 slender columns. The three basin roofs are supported by a mesh of 40 structural columns, with a height from 3 to 10 m, made with the steel fibres BSI® UHPFRC mix. Non-structural but ornamental vertical elements, with an advanced design and extreme fineness, punctuate the large bay window along the hall basins. They are made with synthetic fibres BSI® formula.

Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00

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