Moving forward to the conclusion of the hosting building, work is now being carried out on the interconnection to the general infrastructure of the Loures IST Campus. The Experimental Hall and the other support rooms are being finished up and painted, and the rooftop covers are also being applied.
The hosting building construction is quickly approaching conclusion, as we move towards the detail construction of the building details (gas, water, electricity and communication lines, flooring, and internal walls).
Lets start by examining the general external layout of the building, with the placement of the insulating materials over the concrete walls:
A photograph oof the interior of the compressor and gas bottles storage rooms is presented below:
The Shock-Tube 40 Tonne slab is finally complete!
And so is the support rooms base floor…
The ceremony for the opening of the Loures Campus of IST has taken place today in the ITN campus, with the presence of the President of IST, Prof. Arlindo Oliveira, the President of the Science and Technology Foundation, Prof. Miguel Seabra, the Dean of the Technical University of Lisbon, Prof. António Cruz Serra, the Mayor of Loures, Eng. Carlos Teixeira, and the Secretary of State for Science, Prof.ª Leonor Parreira.
What better occasion for making a short jump to the construction site and witness the latest developments?