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37projects | Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station 13 stand the thawing ice. Two of the three wings of the building house sleeping quarters, whilst the third is home to some of the laboratories. In the main part of the building, offices are accommodated on a second floor, whilst an observatory and communication room form the top section. The plan is to have 15 people for operation all year round; something which only around half of all Antarctic research facilities pursue. At the peak of the summer, the plan is for up to 60 scientists, employees and visitors to be able to use the Korean station. Numerous features create pleasant working and living conditions inside, including “light shelves”, which ensure that sufficient daylight reaches the work spaces. The energy concept is also a key component of the architecture. Solar panels mounted on the ex- terior wall, which take into account the angle of radia- tion of the sun at these latitudes, contribute towards alternative energy generation with 38 kW, and wind energy generates an average of 60 kW on top of this. The contribution from waste heat and diesel-powered combined heat and power generation amounts to 270 kW. Ultimately, it is the outstanding insulation that guaran- tees this artificially created human living environment, with a constant inside temperature of around 20°C and relative humidity of 40%. The double-skin exte- rior walls are filled with highly efficient insulating ma- terial made from rigid polyisocyanurate foam. These are clad in a 225 mm deep curtain wall which, thanks to the installation of steel units, contributes to the wind resistance and overall stability of the building. Together with triple-glazed windows, a total depth of 309 mm is not exceeded. In the inhabited sections of the building, two rows of windows were installed in the end: fixed triple-glazed windows on the outside and double-glazed windows which can be swivelled on the inside, collectively creating five layers of glaz- ing here. For these building units, the commissioned company Eagon Windows & Doors Co. Ltd. from South Korea opted for the Schüco AWS 90 SI+ and FW 60+ SI systems; the innovative aluminium win- dows featuring super insulation technology offer the highest thermal insulation properties to passive house standard, as well as numerous design possibilities due to their minimal basic depths. Ultimately, the fact that the building can be fully dismantled and transported away after its use, which is scheduled to be at least 25 years, is intrinsic to the sustainability concept. Sabina Strambu ©SchücoInternationalKG,Bielefeld/GER Entscheidend für die effiziente Bauphase der Forschungsstation war eine ausgeklügelte Planung und Logistik: Mit fünfmonatigem Vorlauf wurden alle Baumaterialien inklusive Treibstoff, Werkzeug und Gebäudeausstat- tung für den Transport vorbereitet, auf über 30 Container verteilt und letztendlich am Bestim- mungsort in zwei Wochen à 24 Stunden und in zwei Arbeitsschichten entladen. Sophisticated planning and logistics were decisive for the efficient construction phase of the research station. All of the construction materials, including fuel, tools and building equipment, were prepared for transportation with a lead time of five months, distributed between more than 30 containers and finally unloaded at the destination in a two-week round-the-clock operation involving two shifts.