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 roof is glazed in some sections and other stuffed with prefabricated concrete sections, such as the cover over the platforms. Escalators lead down into the main concourse, from which wings spread out on either side above the railway tracks, with further escalators down to the platforms.

TGV railway station, Saint Exupery airport, Lyon Satolas, France

Email required Address never made public. Cookies We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. These ribs are raised on the north and south facades, whose perteluces withstand the cantilevered section.

The station has six tracks laid in a cutting. The terminal has a total length up to meters Airport. Lack of interconnection with Lyon’s urban transport network is frequently cited for the station’s low usage. Two large cantilevered balconies enter the space.

Above the tracks, a m long passenger concourse gives easy access to the platforms and is equipped with several travelators. Concrete is a natural color due to the use of a white sand area.

And I think this is really important to me to learn more about using principles and elements into my design works.

All links outside galinsky will open in a new window. You are commenting using your WordPress. Designed inthe station was completed in This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat This lyon-satolzs to the airport has not helped the station and it sees little use as passengers mainly use Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu.


Lyon-Satolas Airport Train Station, Lyon France – Architecture Revived

In this sketches not only show his interest in overall form and shape, it also shows the problem of solar heat gain through the structure. Two concrete ‘tongues’ are cantilevered like the prows of ships over the main concourse. From the Main Hall, triangular, where all services the airport and TGV station is located, leave two domes of glass and steel like wings that connect to the train platforms.

But, not even about wings or railwaay or landing action. The underutilisation of the station has led to lower access charges than for the busier downtown stations, leading to low-cost operator Ouigo making it part of its network.

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.

The steel parts that are part of the cover are provided with a dark hue, unusual detail in the works of Calatrava. The train line it sits on, however, runs past Xirport and not into it; getting to the airport from the city center by public lyon-satolsa is best done by bus. It provides a TGV station for the airport, but also a connection point for both TGV and airplanes into the regional road and rail system.

Lyon-Satolas TGV Station –

This site uses cookies. The building’s most striking profile, based on two converging steel arches meters long and 40 meters high. Transverse bracing members vary in size and assembled four by alrport along the core tubes.


Just looking at the exterior shapes, what do you think about the Lyon Airport Station? You are commenting using your Twitter account.

The facade is framed between the gallery and the international terminal, preserving, where possible, the symmetry of the composition. Compare his sketches and actual building, they are almost identical in terms of both form and engineering.

The station caught my attention when I was looking at his complete works. The structure of almost forty meters high steel and concrete is the metaphor of a huge bird that stretches out its wings, covering or protecting the railway.

Retrieved from ” https: Books and other web sites Click the book title to view and to order direct from. Another reading is from a three-dimensional view, which is organized as a continuous spatial grid that displays a certain tree structure, highlighting the perception of the ribs. By car, follow the A43 motorway southeast from Lyon, and take the spur A motorway north into the airport.

Books and other web sites. However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The station is located in Satolas, France, built in The upper arch of the column is a triangular box section steel, while the two lower arches are composed of steel pipes.

Downstairs, a hallway where ticket counters and other rail services, shops and offices are located. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Exterior Views- two converging steel arches meters long and 40 meters high.