Ruukki supplies demanding steel structures for National Museum in Oslo

Ruukki supplies demanding steel structures for National Museum in Oslo

May 27, 2016
Energy & resource efficiency
High-performance buildings

Ruukki will deliver steel structures for The New National Museum for art, architecture and design is being built in Oslo, Norway. The new building will be 54,000 square metres in size and will form a single museum for art, architecture and design, which are currently located in separate buildings. The building will have five floors and one mezzanine floor in the basement. Construction work started in September 2015 and the new museum is due to open in 2020.

In addition to the steel structure, Ruukki is responsible for providing the fabrication and mounting drawings of the steel structures based on Statsbygg’s design. Ruukki is delivering steel structures for two separate blocks and is also responsible for the installation of the structures, which are being made at Ruukki’s Oborniki plant in Poland.

Ruukki’s delivery also includes load-bearing sheets and gratings. Ruukki will deliver 4,000 square metres of load-bearing sheet and 2,900 square metres of gratings. Ruukki’s role in the project started in February 2016 with the design of the steel structures, and their production will start in May, followed by installation in August 2016. Ruukki has the know-how to install very demanding hanging steel structures at the site.

Image: Ruukki

Source: Ruukki


Companies in the sector


High-performance buildings