Concert Hall - The Bridgewater Hall - Manchester/UK



The Bridgewater Hall Manchester / UK
Construction site with spring elements on top of column heads
Spring elements on column heads
The Bridgewater Hall Manchester / UK
Project
The Bridgewater Hall Manchester / UK
Design load
Design load
   
Building
Concert hall, 2400 seats
Arrangement of spring elements
Base isolation system on columns
Founded on deep pad footings
   
Structure
Reinforced concrete building, Long span steel and concrete truss roof
Vibration Control effect
85-90%
   
Noise and vibration source
Light railway system
Completion
1996
   
Base isolation system
Fully-prestressable GERB spring elements, Type GP
Vertical system natural frequency: 3,5 Hz
Client
City of Manchester