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With its steel and glass technology, Waagner-Biro is at the heart of bold architectural visions, impressive contemporary architecture and the creation of widely acclaimed landmarks.
For 160 years, Waagner-Biro has been building bridges. During this time, the company has built over 4,000 bridges in many parts of the world.
"We let others take the applause" is one of Waagner-Biro Stage Systems' most important principles one of the world's largest suppliers of stage equipment.
One of Waagner-Biro's fields of expertise is special machinery, a business area delivered exclusively by the wholly owned subsidiary Qualter, Hall & Co Ltd.
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Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, a room-high glazing was used as double facade. The special feature is the so-called "Window to the World" - an opening of 11.5 m in length, which has been glazed with one single pane.
The widely visible dome over the Louvre Abu Dhabi has a diameter of 178 m and rests on only 4 points. Despite the weight of 9,100 tons, it seems to float.
Designed by British star architect Sir Norman Foster, Waagner-Biro constructed the dome of the Berlin Reichstag in 1999. The daylight is directed by 30 rows of mirrors with 12 mirrors each about 10m deep into the plenary hall below.
Waagner Biro Gulf designed and constructed the 165 metres long pedestrian bridge as a connection between Buhairah Corniche to Al Noor Island - the latest leisure attraction of Sharjah, an Emirate in the Arabian Gulf.
Both concert halls of the new landmark of the Hansestadt were equipped with the most modern stage and acoustics technology by Waagner-Biro.
A tear drop-shaped room connecting Manchester's city's library with the town hall. A 30 tons mirror-polished stainless steel roof rests on curved room-height glass panes.
In the course of the completion of a new tourist attraction - Dubai Water Canal - Waagner Biro Gulf built two pedestrian bridges. The company's internal design, manufacture and assembly took place in record time.
The most energy friendly office building in the United Kingdom.
The visitors' pavilion, completed in 2016, was modeled on a white scroll and is intended to recall the founding of the United Arab Emirates in 1971.
Outside the shell-like form done by our Steel-Glass-Structure division, inside the perfect acoustics of Waagner-Biro’s Stage Systems.
The 15-storey façade, designed by C.F. Møller, is an aluminum element facade with glass-paneled glass panels. On these facade elements, copper-clad shading elements are installed, which can be moved individually.
The bridge reflects the maritime heritage of the city, which is why its shape is reminiscent of a whale.
Waagner-Biro has built a variety of bridges along the Carretera Austral highway, in areas where extreme weather conditions and long winters forced the planners to complete the construction in the short summer months.
The global hit "Elisabeth" - perfectly staged by Waagner-Biro.
Botlek Lift Bridge in the harbour of Rotterdam is the worlds biggest lift bridge - the two spans of 90 metres each and a width of 50 metres, with a weight of 5,000 tonnes each, will be opened 9,000 times a year - the lifting height is 31 metres and only 109 seconds are required for the opening or closing.
One of several projects in Azerbaijan - with a clear geometry based on a tricorn.
The Vienna State Opera is among the most remarkable opera houses in Europe.
The free-form surface of the Cour Visconti in the Louvre in Paris seems nothing short of fantastic.
The Capital Gate is already regarded as a new architectural landmark - especially in the Middle East -, a milestone of engineering.
75 winches, a revolving platform with integrated double-deck podiums, multi-section pre-stage pods as well as the CAT control are the main components of the most modern stage technology installed in the newly built Tabakov Theater.
On the Indonesian Belitung island Waagner Biro planned a truss bridge that was built as a continuous beam with three spans.
Automatic telescopic tribunes by Waagner Biro stage systems enable quick alterations and seating changes.Here, space is relative.