Projekt GmbH may Rigips trophy WINS in 2011. The Rigips trophy is the German specialist drywall industries competition conducted by the Saint-Gobain Rigips GmbH in the 2-year interval. The Rigips trophy is the German specialist drywall industries competition conducted by the Saint-Gobain Rigips GmbH in the 2-year interval. From a high-level, independent jury, consisting of architects, construction engineers and expert editors are rated the best expansion of objects in three categories and determines the winner. The winners and nominees of the eighth competition, Rigips trophy ‘ 11, were on the 24.02.2012 in a large Award Gala in front of nearly 500 guests in the historic Chamber of Commerce Hamburg awarded in the category of dry building / fire protection systems are convincing our company with the following object dropped from the competition.
An enlargement of the DOM hotel in Cologne, the listed Blue Gold House at the Cathedral monastery was gutted 2 vis a vis the Cologne Cathedral world heritage and extended for the additional use of the hotel. The Blue-Gold property located right next to the DOM-hotel and makes the connection from the Cathedral forecourt to the shopping streets of Cologne. The building built in 1952 by the well-known architect Wilhelm and Rudolf Koep characterized, by a steel skeleton construction with an ornate curtain wall as one of the most spectacular new buildings of the post-war period, opposite the Cathedral. The four upper floors have a net area of approximately 2000 square metres. Chopard, three prestigious business units are in the ground floor and mezzanine at the time Lacoste and Louis Vuitton. The parapets of the ceiling of the steel skeleton was as at that time usual fanned out with weakly reinforced pumice concrete flooring but do not, comply with the current fire protection technical requirements. This his time were not designed to the load capacity of fire blankets and technical facilities.
To implement the object to structurally, the ceiling in F90 fire protection work were required first quality as well as the steel columns in F90 quality. Only then could the drywall construction created be. Three main points were an exciting challenge: the additional loads of home automation, which carries the ceiling next to the fire, to record (ventilation ducts, drain pipes, Electr. Cables, etc.) Fixing the substructure on the existing steel makers without compromising fire protection of the carrier. To compensate for the vibration behavior of steel frame construction with sliding stand wall constructions.