Description Change this. Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (French: Aéroport Lyon Saint-Exupéry), formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport, is the. The Lyon-Satolas Station is the terminus for the TGV trains connecting the airport to the city of Lyon, 30 kilometers to the south. The almost forty. Lyon-Satolas Airport Railway Station The Population of France – 63 million West of France is United Kingdom and the city of London – French %, rapidly.

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The building’s most striking profile, based on two converging steel arches meters long and 40 meters high. On the mezzanine, office, office of the chief of the police station and the airport and on the top floor, a space for temporary exhibitions, a bar and a restaurant. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Lyon-Saint-Exupery, initially called Satolas station is the terminus of the TGV trains connecting the airport with the city of Lyon, 24 kilometers south, the first airport that connects directly to the European System of Trains High Speed.

Calatrava’s expressive railway station hall is built astride an existing TGV high-speed train track adjacent to Lyon airport. Access to the main lobby is performed on the street, and down towards the platforms there are stairs and elevators on both sides.

Two concrete ‘tongues’ are cantilevered like the prows of ships over the main concourse. The arch above the spine is a steel box of triangular section, and the spine is supported by a concrete mass.

But, not even about statino or beak or landing action. The service building adjacent to the central hall, and statoon its east side, has in the basement locker room for station personnel, equipment rooms and area distributions. Click the book title to view and to order direct from. The exterior and interior looking gives me dynamic feeling, he designed with several strong elements and principle into the project- Symmetrical balance of the V-Shaped abutment, Rhythm of the ceiling crowds, and the line of the roof.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Books and other web sites Click the book title to view and to order direct from. This airport is historically the first to be served by a high-speed station. The progressive narrowing creates dynamic feeling, and to evoke a strong image of flight, he uses the design of the overhead skylights. Calatrava insists this was not its origin: From the Main Hall, triangular, where all services the airport and TGV station sirport located, leave two dtation of glass and steel like wings that connect to the train platforms.


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Catering for only a handful of TGV lyon-saotlas per day, the cavernous concourses spend most of their time looking successfully prestigious but also rather oyon-satolas and unexploited. In the contest clients, French Railways SNCFRegion Rhone Alpes and Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry CCIL made it clear that besides being easy to use should become a symbolic and attractive building that represents the gateway to the region and would be part of lyon-atolas campaign to promote trade through improved transport.

This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The roof is glazed in some sections and other stuffed with prefabricated concrete sections, such as the cover over the platforms. The closest parking for the TGV station is car park P6.

The building railwway most obviously expressive of a bird, symbolizing flight with even more dynamism than Saarinen’s TWA terminal in New York, the two main arches coming together at the bird’s beak. Books and other web sites. Architecture is better explained in images Follow us on Instagram! The most striking building profile is based on the two converging core steel arches meters long and 40 meters high.

Designed inthe station was completed in The terminal has a total length up to meters Airport.

Close it when you’ve finished, or use the Window menu on your browser, to return to galinsky. However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. A ajrport piece of land to the west is put aside for future expansion. Steel deck is supported lobby columns forming corners of the triangular base.

All links outside galinsky will open in a new window. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The expressiveness of Calatrava’s structure continues inside the building as much as railwayy. I came out with an inspiration of bird as well, but more like a landing-flying eagle. Above the tracks, a m long passenger concourse gives easy access to the platforms and is equipped with several travelators.


The train line it sits on, however, runs past Lyon and not into it; getting to the airport from the city center by public transport is best done by bus. We understand the quality of this translation is not excellent and we are working to replace these with high quality human translations. The hall has a length of meters, with a width lyon-satolqs m and a maximum height of 39m, an indoor weighs 1.

By car, follow sgation A43 motorway southeast from Lyon, and take the spur A motorway north into the airport.

TGV station Lyon Saint- Exupéry

The building is mostly a combination of concrete and steel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Calatrava channels and informs crowds with rhythmic repetition through the configuration of the building, which he wants to substitute for using signs within an undistinguished statlon.

This proximity to the airport has not helped the station and it sees little use as passengers mainly use Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu. For practical information please visit www. You are commenting using your WordPress. By train, the station is served directly by TGV from Paris and other cities, and by local trains.

This dynamic shape of the skylights brings rrailway natural lights to enhance the interior space.

Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupéry

Just looking at the exterior shapes, what do you think about the Lyon Staation Station? Adjacent to the hall a service building, made of concrete with a steel and glass wall facing the central hall is located. These ribs are raised on the north and south facades, whose perteluces withstand the cantilevered section.

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