Nominated for the Norwegian Steel Construction Prize 2013
The Statoil building reaches finalist with up to 156 meter steel truss work with 32 meter projections. Read More
The two other finalists are the Trollstigplateau in Rauma by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter and DNB West building in Bjørvika, Oslo by Dark architects.
A total of 3400 tons of steel has been deployed to manufacture the steel truss work in the Statoil building, produced by Ruukki Construction Oy in Finland and transported to Oslo.
Northern Europes largest mobile crane was used for the fitting of prefabricated steel trusses of up to 30 meters/100 tons. The crane was delivered at site in 40 containers and took in itself two weeks to rig up. The building itself was erected in just 20 months.
About the prize
The Norwegian Steel Union and the Norwegian Association for Steel Constructions award the Norwegian Steel Construction Prize every other year. The prize is meant to encourage the use of steel and inspire new ideas and solutions. The prize is awarded any steel construction with qualities spanning aesthetics, technique, environment and economy. The prize is a diploma awarded client, architect, consultants and steel contractor.
The jurors are Grete Kvinnesland, City environment and development, Stavanger, representative for the Norwegian Association of Architects Stig Møllersen, Multiconsult AS, representative for Norwegian Association of Steel constructions Kåre Solberg, Contiga AS, representative for the Association of Norwegian Consultants Tonje Bay, Contiga AS, representative for the Norwegian Steel Group.
The presentation of the winner and the awards ceremony will take place at the Norwegian Day of Steel November 7 2013 at the Grand Hotel in Oslo.
Photo: Jiri Havran