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Flamenco Ice Tower Harbin 2018

In Harbin, in the Northeast of China, an annual ice festival takes place. Together with Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), We have built the largest Ice Tower in the world - Flamenco Ice Tower in Harbin.

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Extraordinary Ice Competition Harbin 2018

Six student teams,four from China, two from Europe, has been working
for two months and come up with several interesting ice construction designs.
The students from KU Leuven and Gent University will come to Harbin, China
and realize their ice projects soon!

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Construction Process Harbin 2018

News about construction process . The students from TU/e, Summa are working in the extreme cold,
minus 25 degree in Harbin

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International Joint Workshop Harbin 2017

Students have to design a mega large polyhydric ice structure.
The structure will be made by freezing a cable structure at the
inside of an inflatable. After the cable structure can stand on it
selve the inflatbable support structure at the outside can be
removed en reused for new structures.


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Harbin Pilot Project Harbin 2016

Together with some Chinese students, we built a small igloo with a diameter of five to six meters and about meters high, which also warmed inside. The outer surface of this pilot-igloo must be cooled and we worked together with the company easycool, which also quoted a number of people to harbin. Also, there was a small tower of four feet high.

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Bridge in ice

A pedestrian bridge in wood based on Leonardo’s design has been built in Norway, as well as some small ice bridges. In the winter of 2016 a scale model of this bridge with a span of 50 meters will be created in ice in Finland. It will be the biggest single-span structure in ice ever realized.

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Pykrete Dome

By realizing the Pykrete Dome project in January 2014, the world record for building the largest ice dome was set. The span of the dome was 30 meters, 5 meters more than the standing record at that time, which was held by T. Kokawa.

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Sagrada Familia in Ice

The goal of the project is to realize an ice structure which is based on the design of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. The design will consist of several domes. One dome will have a height of 30 meters, which will be the highest ice dome in the world.

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