Building Blog

KÄRNAN IS COMING; it will forever change the Park and make a statement of its own. Join us and watch KÄRNAN come into being at Germany‘s only event park by the sea. This building-blog diary will keep you updated on what’s going on at the construction site.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27.08.14 Up it goes
27.08.14 Up it goes
27.08.14 The “monobox” is emerging from the ground
27.08.14 The “monobox” is emerging from the ground
26.08.14 The formwork is slowly taking shape
26.08.14 The formwork is slowly taking shape
26.08.14 The high quality of the concrete is ensured by the authorities monitoring it
26.08.14 The high quality of the concrete is ensured by the authorities monitoring it
26.08.14 A push of the button will lift the formwork by about 2.5cm. Only experts set the number of 'lifts' / hour.
26.08.14 A push of the button will lift the formwork by about 2.5cm. Only experts set the number of 'lifts' / hour.
26.08.14 Determining the “breakthrough” points
26.08.14 Determining the “breakthrough” points
26.08.14 The first '12 cm' are visible
26.08.14 The first '12 cm' are visible
26.08.14 More concrete
26.08.14 More concrete
26.08.14 More reinforcement bars
26.08.14 More reinforcement bars
26.08.14 Concrete up to the upper edge of the sliding formwork
26.08.14 Concrete up to the upper edge of the sliding formwork
26.08.14 ...the formwork has been sealed tight
26.08.14 ...the formwork has been sealed tight
26.08.14 More concrete is being poured - m3 by m3, one concrete mixer per hour
26.08.14 More concrete is being poured - m3 by m3, one concrete mixer per hour
26.08.14 ... installing the reinforcement bars, ... densifying the concrete, ... 'sliding'
26.08.14 ... installing the reinforcement bars, ... densifying the concrete, ... 'sliding'
26.08.14 They all have their own tasks ...
26.08.14 They all have their own tasks ...
26.08.14 The first concrete is in place by 2 pm
26.08.14 The first concrete is in place by 2 pm
26.08.14 The 'navigating bridge' of the 'sliding crew'
26.08.14 The 'navigating bridge' of the 'sliding crew'
26.08.14 More anchor plates for the ride
26.08.14 More anchor plates for the ride
26.08.14 The 'reference list' for the large towers
26.08.14 The 'reference list' for the large towers
26.08.14 2.5 m³ of concrete per bucket - that’s a lot...
26.08.14 2.5 m³ of concrete per bucket - that’s a lot...
26.08.14 Ready to 'slide'
26.08.14 Ready to 'slide'
26.08.14 Installation of pipe and cable ducts
26.08.14 Installation of pipe and cable ducts
25.08.14 Reinforcement...
25.08.14 Reinforcement...
25.08.14 ...checking...
25.08.14 ...checking...
25.08.14 ... precision work is of utmost importance
25.08.14 ... precision work is of utmost importance
23.08.14 A lifting unit - one of 84
23.08.14 A lifting unit - one of 84
23.08.14 ... and safety nets
23.08.14 ... and safety nets
23.08.14 Formwork with “monobox”...
23.08.14 Formwork with “monobox”...
22.08.14 Automatic special concrete bucket with automatic sealing-off device
22.08.14 Automatic special concrete bucket with automatic sealing-off device
22.08.14 ...more than enough reinforcement bars for a large tower
22.08.14 ...more than enough reinforcement bars for a large tower
22.08.14 Preparing the sliding process
22.08.14 Preparing the sliding process
21.08.14 Installing the reinforcement bars
21.08.14 Installing the reinforcement bars
21.08.14 'Behind bars'
21.08.14 'Behind bars'
21.08.14 The tower will come up soon
21.08.14 The tower will come up soon
21.08.14 Preparing the sliding formwork
21.08.14 Preparing the sliding formwork
20.08.14 'Special sliding technique'
20.08.14 'Special sliding technique'
20.08.14 Pre-mounting the unique, special technique
20.08.14 Pre-mounting the unique, special technique
20.08.14 Iron, iron, iron
20.08.14 Iron, iron, iron
20.08.14 Preparing the 'sliding'
20.08.14 Preparing the 'sliding'
19.08.14 The tower will come up soon
19.08.14 The tower will come up soon
19.08.14 Preparation of the sliding formwork continues
19.08.14 Preparation of the sliding formwork continues
19.08.14 Work is progressing, metre by metre
19.08.14 Work is progressing, metre by metre
14.08.14 Preparing the sliding formwork
14.08.14 Preparing the sliding formwork
14.08.14 That looks like a staircase tower in the making
14.08.14 That looks like a staircase tower in the making
13.08.14 High up
13.08.14 High up
13.08.14 1 metre deep - only concrete and iron
13.08.14 1 metre deep - only concrete and iron
13.08.14 Pouring the foundation
13.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
12.08.14 Pouring the foundation
06.08.14 Keeping track of things
06.08.14 Keeping track of things
05.08.14 Jigsaw for adults
05.08.14 Jigsaw for adults
01.08.14 55 tonnes of steel
01.08.14 55 tonnes of steel
01.08.14 Construction site atmosphere
01.08.14 Construction site atmosphere