Thermal Spa, Steigenberger, Hotel, Italy, Merano
New Thermal Spa and Hotel
New Thermal Spa and Hotel
New Thermal Spa and Hotel
New Thermal Spa and Hotel

New Thermal Spa and Hotel

Location

Merano, Italy

Architect

Building architect:
Matteo Thun
Milan, Italy

Data

Overall Project Time:
2002 - 2005

Execution Period:
18 Months

Scope of work

Spa:

  • 180 ton steel framework.
  • 2,300 m2 roof glazing.
  • 1,650 m2 exterior fa├žade.
  • 2,230 m2 interior facade and suspended glass roof.

Hotel:

  • 820 m2 mullion/transom construction using minimo_FR system in entrance area, lobby and ground floor.
  • Approx. 180 wooden windows with adjustable sun protection louvres.
  • Extensive further metalwork.

Innovations / Challenges

  • Large glass cube 48 m x 48 m on self-supporting steel construction.
  • Swimming pool built with regard to damp-proof restrictions.

Hotel:

  • minimo_FR facade: narrowest transom-mullion system in the world, with a visible face width of only 30 mm. (Patent FRENER & REIFER).