Exhibition centre Bilbao

Exhibition centre Bilbao, Spain - For the construction of the Bilbao Exhibition Centre, PERI engineers developed a practical movable falsework and formwork solution.
Exhibition centre Bilbao, Spain - VARIO girder wall formwork on crane-independent ACS self-climbing platforms on the 98 m high building core.
Exhibition centre Bilbao, Spain - The floor slabs of the 103 m high administration building were formed and concreted one after the other but starting with the top storey and then the one below.
Exhibition centre Bilbao, Spain - Start of forming operations for the hat-shaped construction on the shoring which was positioned at the core.
Exhibition centre Bilbao, Spain - The Bilbao Exhibition Centre, with its 103 m high tower, is the tallest building in the region of Vizcaya.

Project data

Location: Bilbao, Spain

103 m high reception, congress and administrative building

Construction period: until 2005

Requirements

  • unusual construction method for the generation of the slabs from top to bottom, suspended on a hat structure
  • strict safety regulations

Customer

UTE EACO (ACS, OHL, FONORTE, MORKAITZ Y CYCASA)

Customer's benefit

  • efficient production method
  • reduced cycle times
  • adherence to strictest safety requirements
Exhibition Centre Bilbao Statement - Juan Gallego, Construction Manager
Juan Gallego
Construction Manager

PERI offered us a very efficient production process, reduced cycle times and the adherence to strict safety regulations for this very tall edifice.

PERI solution

  • ACS self-climbing scaffolding for 98 m high elevator shaft core
  • project-specifically adjusted shoring and formwork solutions for the shuttering of nine storeys from top to bottom