Umbrella Thin Shell of Katowice Main Railway Station

Umbrella Thin Shell of Katowice Main Railway Station

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Hyperbolic paraboloidal umbrella concrete thin shell structure of main railway station in Katowice, Poland. Designed in 1972 by Wacław Kłyszewski, Jerzy Mokrzyński and Eugeniusz Wierzbicki, construction by Wacław Zalewski. Original station building has been demolished in 2011 and a modified version of the original umbrella structure has been implemented in the new station opened in 2012. NB: This model has been created from simple drawings and photographs found on the Internet, so may not be precise. If you have access to any architectural drawings of the original building, please contact me. #architecture #architektura #beton #brutalism #brutalizm #concrete #dworzec #hyperbolic #Katowice #kielich #modernism #modernizm #paraboloid #PKP #Poland #Polska #railway_station #Silesia #umbrella_thin_shell #Zalewski #Śląsk
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