ALICANTE AIRPORT TERMINAL, Spain
Project's Category SPECIAL STRUCTURES
Services provided Preliminary and final structural design in cooperation with MC2 firm based in Madrid. from june 2007: assistance to site supervision
Client ATI: GOP-SENER-GESA, Madrid
Architect Bruce Fairbanks – GOP - Madrid
Builder Joint Venture Ecisa-Elecnor-Necso
Contruction year 2006 - 2010
Structural design of the roof and of the facades.
The roofing is constituted by pseudo-spherical lamella domes in steel and wood bearing at 36x36 m centers.
The structural system is composed of identical arched elements which are crossed on two separated superimposed layers and connected by prestressed bolts.
The erection was effected by assembling complete units at ground level and by a subsequent lift to the design levels and an horizontal launching to the final position.