GFRP-Facade The Walbrook London 2010


Facade shading made of hand-laminated GFRP lamellas. On behalf of Josef Gartner, we specified the quality requirements, defined the laminate structure for the lamellas, carried out component tests in particular for the coating, and monitored the production at Gartner’s subcontractors.

Completion: 2010

Location: London

Architecture: Foster + Partners, London

Construction: Fiber-Tech on behalf of Josef Gartner GmbH

Structural Engineering, Specification and Quality Control:
ITKE – Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart
Prof. Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler

Image Credits: Nigel Young/Foster + Partners , ITKE