Belgrade Fair – Hall 1

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Belgrade Fair – Hall 1
Belgrade Fair - Hall 1.jpg
General information
Type Exhibition space
Architectural style Dome
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Completed 1957
Opening 1957
Technical details
Structural system Prestressed concrete
Design and construction
Architect Branko 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 Belgarde Fair ground on the right bank of 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