Saturday, March 3, 2007

BMW SERVICE CENTRE MORNINGTON DESIGNED BY ERA 2000 ARCHITECTS


Interior of BMW workshop with deep steel beams spanning the interior space.






View from the street of the steel and glass showroom with an awning supported by steel beams cantilevered over the main entrance.



Tilt-up concrete panel walls of the workshop behind the showroom.



View of workshop showing the shaped roof line.



Closer view of interior roof showing exposed beams and piping/ducting for all electrical equipment and services.



Detail of bolted join of steel beams and bracing.



Enlarged detail of join



Detail of a connection further along same beam . (Hmmm... how does this work!)

















































































3 comments:

Jeremy Ham's Construction Blog said...

great stuff
good to see you asking q's
J

PG said...

I've heard you spend abit of time at the BMW service Centre. The photos are very good and give us all a clear example of a portal frame with tilt up panels. PG.

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