Belgrade Fair – Hall 1

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Belgrade Fair – Hall 1
Belgrade Fair - Hall 1.jpg
General information
TypeExhibition space
Architectural styleDome
LocationBelgrade, Serbia
Construction started1954
Completed1957
Opening1957
Technical details
Structural systemPrestressed concrete
Design and construction
ArchitectBranko Žeželj and Milorad Pantović

The Belgrade Fair – Hall 1, is Belgrade Fair's largest exhibition space. The hall opened to the public in 1957. It was the world's largest dome between 1957 and 1965 and is Europe's largest dome.

Construction[edit]

The Hall 1 is constructed between 1954 and 1957 by Branko Žeželj and Milorad Pantović. It is located on new Belgrade Fair ground on the right bank of the Sava River. It is circular in shape, covered by a dome spanning 109 m,[1] which is the largest dome in the world constructed by prestressed concrete.

Caption from Bar-Belgrade railway.

The maximum ceiling height at the hall is 30.78 m. The hall has been constructed in levels: basement, arena, ground floor, 1st gallery, 2nd gallery and the connecting part toward the West Wing. All levels of the hall are used as exhibiting space, other than the basement, where offices, the hall warehouse and auxiliary facilities are located.

All external exhibiting space walls are made of glass from the floor level to the dome.

The hall total area is 21,280 sq. m., of which the exhibiting space 15,030 sq. m.

Concerts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Belgrade Fair – Hall 1.
  2. ^ Simojlović, Slobodan (November 2013). "Uporno dozivanje anđela". RTS.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°47′44″N 20°26′3″E / 44.79556°N 20.43417°E / 44.79556; 20.43417