Centennial Hall in Wroclaw - Poland
Posted by: Arne1
N 51° 06.416 E 017° 04.616
33U E 645396 N 5663768
Quick Description: Building of concrete architecture in Wroclaw / Poland.
Location: Dolnośląskie, Poland
Date Posted: 11/5/2010 11:55:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMA2AQ
The Centennial Hall, a landmark in the history of reinforced concrete architecture, was erected in 1911-1913 by the architect Max Berg as a multi-purpose recreational building, situated in the Exhibition Grounds. In form it is a symmetrical quatrefoil with a vast circular central space that can seat some 6,000 persons. The 23m-high dome is topped with a lantern in steel and glass. The Centennial Hall is a pioneering work of modern engineering and architecture, which exhibits an important interchange of influences in the early 20th century, becoming a key reference in the later development of reinforced concrete structures.
Reference number: 1165
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