The basement of the digital market is roofed with a glass envelope on a complete space of 770qm. The glass façade is digitally-printed with strolling folks and creates an fascinating distinction to the curved expanded metallic façade on the higher flooring and the diminished design of the concrete base.
„Trying on the rising on-line enterprise, the retail sector could come below strain to supply good costs and to offer an actual purchasing expertise on the identical time. The brand new Media Markt is an actual eye-catcher displaying the probabilities of building components. Components like GSP® give designable buildings a particular character”, says Hans-Joachim Frey, gross sales supervisor at iconic pores and skin.
Custom-made building components
The Glass Sandwich Panel GSP® combines wall, insulation and glass floor in a single building component. The sandwich panel accommodates the inside wall and the insulation, on which a 6mm TVG pane is bonded. The glass pane capabilities as designable floor and components might be utilized in response to the design specs.
In Dortmund a rare design had been chosen. For the promotionally efficient uncovered floor of the Media Markt, one third of the 200 components has been printed with an artwork motive. „Crossing“ is the title of the paintings from artist Joerg Maxzin, primarily based in Augsburg.
It reveals passers-by, who give the constructing a further dynamic and underline the inviting impact of the Media Markt. About 60 GSP® components has been printed digitally to create a weather-resistant, scratchproof, non-fading floor. One other 150 GSP® plain-colored components have been roller-coated printed (mild gray, RAL color 7035).
GSP® presents almost limitless prospects of design, which have been additionally used for the design of this new building. Moreover to the colour and print compositions, some panels have been organized to have been create 2D and 3D motions. Nook components have been assembled polygonally to breed the swinging physique of the constructing. Reveals, reminiscent of recessed doorways, create thrilling interruptions inside the façade.
Fast errection progress
All GSP® components have been produced in Gersthofen and transported in particular transport frames to Dortmund. Building documentation in addition to the meeting of the panels has been managed by metallic building firm Bernd Zienert.
The GSP® components (Sort GSP-PUR100-V) have been put in on a stable wall with a substructure. The sandwich panel presents further insulation (u-value of 0,25 W/(m²K).
The excessive stage of prefabrication of the panels enabled a fast building progress and a fast closing of the façade. Inside 4 weeks the entire GSP® façade was erected. The official opening of the Media Markt was celebrated in March 2017.
About GSP® Glass Sandwich Panel
With GSP®, glass sandwich façades are created by combining opaque and clear façade components. GSP® is appropriate for various help buildings – as an opaque façade part, it may well use all benefits for skeletal building.
Nevertheless it may also be used as an insulating component with a glass floor for stable building as a heat façade. GSP® might be utilized to structural glazing façades, punched or ribbon window façades or mullion-and-transom façades.
GSP® by iconic pores and skin thus permits for a extremely environment friendly and cost-effective façade resolution for varied constructing varieties, e.g. in workplace, retail and resort constructions or for academic amenities.