Graz Main Station 2020 by Zechner & Zechner | ITSLIQUID

Graz Main Station 2020 by Zechner & Zechner

Architecture | June 15, 2015 |

Graz Main StationImage courtesy of Zechner & Zechner

Graz Main Station 2020 by Zechner & Zechner

Graz Central Station, with 30,000 travellers per day, is one of the most important transport hubs in Austria. The increasing importance of the transport hub in the future requires adaption of the complex at the train station as well as the connections to public transport within the city of Graz.

Graz Main StationImage courtesy of Zechner & Zechner

Graz Central Station 2020 project, is therefore one of the biggest programmes of the last years within the provincial capital of Styria. On the city side, the tram lines were moved below ground and the entire station plaza was redesigned. On the side towards the platforms, the infrastructure facilities were reconfigured. Especially the roofing depicts a very important element of both these two packages of measures.

Graz Main StationImage courtesy of Zechner & Zechner

A large projecting roof of over 3,000 m2 was constructed as part of the new tram station on the station plaza. The new roofing for the platforms covers an area of approx. 4,500 m2. The projecting roof covering the Europaplatz was already completed in 2012. Zechner & Zechner has already won several awards for the planning, including the World Infrastructure Award. The construction works at the station were completed in May 2015.

Graz Main StationImage courtesy of Zechner & Zechner

more. www.zechner.com

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below






    RELATED POSTS


    THE RED THREAD

    Architecture | February 26, 2024

    The 13 levels of adaptable workspace at NAB 3PS are connected by the red staircase that has become the motif of Woods Bagot’s collaborations with NAB. Read more


    Taipei Performing Arts Center

    Architecture | February 17, 2024

    An ancient art form for civic participation, theater has evolved into the modern world as a vocation of the culturally refined, with its significance in daily life diminished. Read more


    “CHANHING OUR FOOTPRINT” OPENS IN…

    Architecture | February 1, 2024

    Explore materials and methods of the future which can pave the way for building on the planet's terms. From November 17, everyone is welcome at Danish Architecture Center to the Changing our Footprint exhibition, where the global firm Henning Larsen Architects are showcasing their ideas on forging a sustainable transition of architecture. Read more


    Iwan Baan. Moments in Architecture

    Architecture | January 21, 2024

    Iwan Baan is one of today's leading photographers of architecture and the built environment. His images document the growth of global megacities, explore traditional and informal housing structures, and portray buildings by prominent contemporary architects including Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Kazuyo Sejima, and Tatiana Bilbao. Read more


    Sign up for our Newsletter.

    Enter your email to receive our latest updates!