Imax Cinema Waterloo - London/UK



Spring elements on column heads
Spring elements on column heads - shuttering in process
Spring elements on column heads
RC Plate on spring elements
Fire-proof enclosure
Spring elements on column heads - RC Plate on top
Columns in the entrance area - spring elements behind cladding
IMAX Cinema Waterloo London / UK
Project
Imax Cinema Waterloo London / UK
Design load
50.000 kN
   
Building
Movie Theatre, 500 seats
Structure
Steel structure above elevated, spring supported RC slab
   
Noise and vibration source
Subway lines less than 5 m below
foundation level
Vibration Control effect
Insertion loss 25dB (measured)
   
Base isolation system
Fully-prestressable GERB spring elements, Type GP, arranged on column heads. Vertical system natural frequency 3,5 Hz
Completion
1999
   
  Client
British Film Institute