Construction of the north Part on the former Dortmunder Union Brewery area

Construction of a new school complex at the Dortmunder Union Brewery

Dortmund, Germany
Type of building:
School, Office Building, Conference Hall, Undergroung parking garage
Total Investment:
about EUR 84 million
Gross area:
about 56,000 m²
Gross volume:
about 200,000 m³
Architect / Design:
Gerber Architektur GmbH

 Project Do U Nord GmbH & Co. KG

Our service:
Structural engineering

The two Buildings with a length of 200 m each are 4 - 7 storeys high. The buildings are used as schools and laboratories. The roof of the assembly hall is constructed as a stage for open air events.

Statical challanges:
A special statical challlange was the interception of the 4 storey high school building on the ceilling above the 3 storey high underground parking garage. Due to the complex design and the facade with irregular window openings, special attention had to be payed to the calculation of the deformations.