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.

22.03.14 After all the planning, we are now getting ready to start with the actual construction
22.03.14 After all the planning, we are now getting ready to start with the actual construction
22.03.14 We need space!
22.03.14 We need space!
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
22.03.14 The construction site is being cleared.
19.05.14 The first fence claddings are up
19.05.14 The first fence claddings are up
19.05.14 On goes the clearing of the construction site
19.05.14 On goes the clearing of the construction site
19.05.14 Stone & concrete are being removed
19.05.14 Stone & concrete are being removed
19.05.14 The first load of gravel has arrived…
19.05.14 The first load of gravel has arrived…
19.05.14 …and been levelled
19.05.14 …and been levelled
21.05.14 Site meeting
21.05.14 Site meeting
21.05.14 The heavy goods vehicle is approaching
21.05.14 The heavy goods vehicle is approaching
21.05.14 Not only heavy, but long as well…
21.05.14 Not only heavy, but long as well…
21.05.14 Precision is everything!
21.05.14 Precision is everything!
21.05.14 The morning is over and we have finally got there!
21.05.14 The morning is over and we have finally got there!
21.05.14 The 2nd round is up – more parts are arriving
21.05.14 The 2nd round is up – more parts are arriving
21.05.14 Manoeuvring skills are required …
21.05.14 Manoeuvring skills are required …
21.05.14 The driver knows his job!
21.05.14 The driver knows his job!
22.05.14 Piling can start
22.05.14 Piling can start
26.05.14 'Pile tips'
26.05.14 'Pile tips'
26.05.14 Preparations to ram the first pile in
26.05.14 Preparations to ram the first pile in
26.05.14 And down it goes...
26.05.14 And down it goes...
26.05.14 Quite a bit of pressure: 350 bar
26.05.14 Quite a bit of pressure: 350 bar
26.05.14 Excellent results
26.05.14 Excellent results
26.05.14 Each pile is driven in,...
26.05.14 Each pile is driven in,...
26.05.14 ... reinforced ...
26.05.14 ... reinforced ...
26.05.14 ... and concreted.
26.05.14 ... and concreted.
26.05.14 We are so small.
26.05.14 We are so small.
26.05.14 New perspective
26.05.14 New perspective
28.05.14 Pile by pile
28.05.14 Pile by pile
28.05.14 Every hour new concrete arrives
28.05.14 Every hour new concrete arrives
28.05.14 Pouring concrete
28.05.14 Pouring concrete
12.06.14 Backwards towards the exit
12.06.14 Backwards towards the exit
12.06.14 Piling is done - everyone is heading home
12.06.14 Piling is done - everyone is heading home
17.06.14 Work at the construction site continues
17.06.14 Work at the construction site continues
17.06.14 Wherever you look: signs to mark the construction site
17.06.14 Wherever you look: signs to mark the construction site
17.06.14 The layout of the track is taking shape
17.06.14 The layout of the track is taking shape
19.06.14 The crane is being 'folded up'...
19.06.14 The crane is being 'folded up'...
19.06.14 ...and hauled off.
19.06.14 ...and hauled off.
19.06.14 Done! Have a good trip!
19.06.14 Done! Have a good trip!
24.06.14 Down it goes...
24.06.14 Down it goes...
24.06.14 Pit lining of the basement
24.06.14 Pit lining of the basement
07.07.14 Traces left by the rain
07.07.14 Traces left by the rain
07.07.14 Manual work....
07.07.14 Manual work....
07.07.14 ... and heavy-machine work
07.07.14 ... and heavy-machine work
07.07.14 A tieback
07.07.14 A tieback
07.07.14 Pit lining deep in the pit
07.07.14 Pit lining deep in the pit
09.07.14 ... and even deeper
09.07.14 ... and even deeper
09.07.14 The auger piles are popping out again
09.07.14 The auger piles are popping out again
09.07.14 Perfect weather for construction work
09.07.14 Perfect weather for construction work
10.07.14 Like organ pipes...
10.07.14 Like organ pipes...
10.07.14 A lot of earth has been moved already
10.07.14 A lot of earth has been moved already
10.07.14 The diameter of the piles is as broad as a shoulder
10.07.14 The diameter of the piles is as broad as a shoulder
11.07.14 More and more piles are emerging
11.07.14 More and more piles are emerging
11.07.14 The blinding layer is being prepared...
11.07.14 The blinding layer is being prepared...
11.07.14 ... and poured.
11.07.14 ... and poured.
14.07.14 Or will it become an aqua park after all?
14.07.14 Or will it become an aqua park after all?
14.07.14 Mud battle
14.07.14 Mud battle
14.07.14 Exposing the reinforcement
14.07.14 Exposing the reinforcement
15.07.14 More and more reinforcements are being exposed
15.07.14 More and more reinforcements are being exposed
15.07.14 A staircase makes going down easy
15.07.14 A staircase makes going down easy
16.07.14 The 'excavation site'
16.07.14 The 'excavation site'