1899 Hoffenheim Arena

1899 Hoffenheim Soccer Arena

Project
1899 Hoffenheim Soccer Arena for 30,000 spectators

Owner
DH Besitzgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
69190 Walldorf, Germany

Project description

A steel construction clad with transparent membranes forms the roof of the arena, which “appears to float almost weightlessly above the building like a cloud” (to quote agn Managing Director Paul Niederberghaus).

Technical specifications

Upper edge of roof 32.80 m
Length of the polygon-shaped trusses up to 50 m
Span of the main trusses up to 120 m

Steel structure approx. 3,560 t

Architect

agn Niederberghaus & Partner GmbH
49479 Ibbenbüren, Germany

Structural design

ahw Ingenieure GmbH
48157 Münster, Germany

Service

Planning, fabrication and assembly of the steel construction

Construction period

Construction period 2007 / 2008