"Green Centre" viewing tower

Client:
Municipality of Rechberghausen
Structural engeneering:
Wich-Architekten, Munich
Version:
Schaffitzel Holzindustrie
Year of construction:
2009

Technical data

Technical design:
Framework made from local larch
Dimensions:
Height approx. 11 m, floor area varies in diameters between 4.50 - 5.10 m
Scope of performances:
The tower with its circular floor area, has a clean, clear construction principle: timber frame clad with timber slats and a steel spiral staircase within. The 12 lots of supports are each arranged radially at 30┬░ intervals and are made of 10 cm-wide laminated larch