Holmenkollen ski jump wins Norwegian steel construction prize
The Holmenkollen ski jump by JDS Architects is the recipient for the Norwegian Steel Construction Prize 2011.
A presentation of the winning project and award ceremony will take place under the Norwegian Ståldag (Steel Day) on 3 November 2011 at the Grand Hotel in Oslo. Furthermore, the Norwegian Steel Association will nominate the Holmenkollen Ski Jump to the European Steel Construction Prizes in 2011 (European Structural Steel Design Awards).
Architect: JDS Architects
Consulting engineer: Norconsult
Steel Contractor: Lecor Steel AB
Client: Oslo Sports Department
Prizes are awarded by the ECCS every year and consist of a bronze statue that will be given to each firm. Prizes will be presented at ECCS‘conference in Potsdam, Germany on 21-22. September 2011. The award ceremony takes place on 22 September 2011 in the afternoon.
The Norwegian Steel Construction Prize was first awarded in 1991 to Stranden, Aker Brygge. The Norwegian Steel Association and the Norwegian Association of Steel Structures are responsible for the prize competition which is held every other year. Winners are held at a very high standard and therefore reflect the necessary prestige that is important for the value of steel and the environment. The prize is awarded to the builders, architects, consulting engineering and steel construction.