Construction of a new building for the MPI of Microstructure Physics

Construction of a new building for the MPI of Microstructure Physics

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September 2021
Deconstruction work has started to prepare the construction site for the new building.


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February 2022
After demolition of the old buildings, the construction site is now prepared for the new building.


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August 2022
Heavy equipment is on site to secure the excavation pit.


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October 2022
Two cranes have been erected. The construction of the shell of the new building starts.


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November 2022
The steel reinforcement for the first floor slab is prepared.


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December 2022
The floor slab is concreted.


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January 2023
The first walls in the basement are being built.


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February 2023
The first ceiling is being prepared for the pouring of concrete.


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March 2023
The first ceiling of the lab building is being finished.


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April 2023
A ceiling of the office building (center) is being prepared for concreting, walls are being built in the laboratory building (right) and the clean room (rear left).

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May 2023
Steel trusses for the intermediate ceiling of the clean room (foreground) have been installed.


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June 2023
A concrete pump is in use for the construction of the ceiling between the ground floor and the first floor of the laboratory building.


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July 2023
The last walls of the technical level of the clean room are completed.


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August 2023
View from the office building towards city center.


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September 2023
Labs with large floor space and high ceilings are available in the new building.

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October 2023
Interior walls are erected on the top floor of the office building.

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November 2023
The concrete roof of the office building is finalized.


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December 2023
The crane dismantling indicates the imminent end of the shell construction phase.


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January 2024
Cooling water pipes in the basement are welded.


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February 2024
Installation work on the technical level of the clean room.


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March 2024
The roofs are sealed.


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April 1st, 2024:
The construction dog closely monitors compliance with all deadlines.


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A large number of metal pipes run along the ceiling of a building under construction, some straight ahead, others bend around corners.

April 2024
The installation density of supply lines increases rapidly.


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Press conference and press release

On September 4, 2020, the Max Planck Society and the City of Halle held a joint press conference on the planned new building at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics. The mayor Dr. Bernd Wiegand, Heike Kiko from the MPG General Administration and the directors of the institute Prof. Joyce Poon and Prof. Stuart Parkin presented the new project.

Presseerklärung zum Neubau
Press release on the new building (only in German) more
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