metal facade with 850 lit window elements
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG
powder-coated aluminium panels
illuminated window elements
850 LED lit window elements in various sizes
roof glazing in approx. 250 different insulating glass sheets
metal facade and roof glazing

DURST HQ – PHOTOTECHNIK AG

Location

Bressanone, Italy

Architect

monovolume

Data

FRENER & REIFER
Installation Phase:
01.2018 – 12.2018

FRENER & REIFER
Design Phase:
11.2017 – 04.2018
FRENER & REIFER is responsible for the complete design-engineering, fabrication and installation of the external metal facade and roof glazing etc of the new Durst HQ
The organically shaped new Durst headquarters building impresses above all thanks to its metal facade with 850 pixel-like, illuminated window elements and 850 m² glass roof consisting of approx. 250 differently sized, partly triangular, insulating glass sheets.

Scope of work

The contract for the facade comprises approx. 7,000 m2

  • 2,350 m2 external metal facade in powder-coated aluminium panels with 850 LED lit window elements in various sizes
  • 1,800 m2 glulam construction as load-bearing facade element
  • 850 m2 roof glazing in approx. 250 different, partly triangular, insulating glass sheets
  • 930 m2 ground floor transom/mullion facade
  • 1,200 m2 faceted transom/mullion courtyard facade curved all-glass facade at 6th floor
  • Various sliding doors, a pivot door and an automatic sliding door
  • Skylight glazing and a steel/glass connecting bridge

Innovations / Challenges

  • Extremely tight schedule from design to fabrication to installation
  • Freeform metal facade geometry consisting of thousands of different components
  • Complex transition from vertical to horizontal roof glazing
 
 
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