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The former „Haus zur Enge“ at Zurich´s Tessiner Platz has been extensively redeveloped to house the new museum of the FIFA. This striking building had been an iconic part of Zurichs cityscape since the 1970`s. The museum features a multi-media exhibition that showcases the whole world of football. Exhibited originals such as the trophies of the men´s and women´s FIFA Football World Championships and over 1,000 other exhibition pieces, including the national jerseys of all FIFA member associations, are sure to excite any true football enthusiast.
Finding a highlight in regard of appearance in the exhibition and gastronomic areas is challenging, however, one of the most exciting parts are the 3,700 sqm of custom metal hook-on ceilings by Lindner, featuring aluminum plates that have various surfaces, ranging from powder coated over anodized to mirror polished bronze-golden plates, which have been combined with convection cooling ceilings type Plafotherm® KN. Other heating and cooling ceiling systems have been partly constructed with rounded metal honeycomb panels or executed as a ten metres long cooling canopy ceiling with acoustic plaster coating, respectively. Lindner also developed a custom solution for the elevator access rooms, which consisted of a wavelike metal wall cladding with a very small radius. Additionally, wall claddings from the COMPlacq line - executed as sound-absorbing elements - have been supplied for the exhibition areas.