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Techmania Science Center

Czech Republic

Building the educational centre and planetarium at the centre of Pilsen presented a huge challenge: it required designing and producing formwork for two domes measuring seventeen and nine metres in diameter. Additional solutions for constructing the building and the connecting bridge were needed as well.

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Formwork production
The small dome is folded shut
View from inside onto the formwork of the large dome
Stripped domes

Project data

Year of completion
2013
Project duration
12 Months
Country
Czech Republic
Address
Borská 2187/8, 301 00 Plzeň-Plzeň 3, Czechia
Postcode
30100
Town or city
Pilsen
Contractors
The construction project entailed planning and implementation of two concrete domes measuring seventeen and nine metres in diameter that were wedged together. It also called for construction of walls, supporting columns and a bridge to connect the new centre and the existing building.
Structure
Cultural edifice