Architecture has rediscovered concrete. And the demands on concrete finish, formwork and facing are growing. Complex concrete mixtures, high concrete pressure, slim building geometries and layouts are a daily challenge to MEVA's formwork engineers. Discover how they meet these challenges here.
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MEVA's StarTec and Radius wall formwork played a starring role in the construction of a 20 m tall, plant-shaped viewing tower, built by the shore of Lake Velence, south-west of Budapest.
Complex geometries and exacting requirements constantly present MEVA’s Special Design department with exciting tasks – during the renovation of a church in the Upper Bavarian village of Hebertshausen, for example.
St. Jakob‘s Hall, which opened in 1975, has an area of 22,000 m² for sporting and entertainment events.
The architects stipulated a symmetrical joint pattern and a symmetrical arrangement of the tie hole imprints. The surface finish was to be totally even and without any panel frame imprints.
Architecturally challenging East Side Tower on 16 levels in Berlin with MEVA formwork.
The wall formwork system Mammut 350 was chosen because of its symmetric tiehole and joint pattern and its standard all-plastic facing alkus.
The architects demanded a superior concrete finish that was easily achieved with the panels‘ all-plastic facing alkus.
The new 11-level car park at Salzburg’s State Hospital has no ramps to connect the levels with each other. The trick is that the entire parking level is inclined in both directions, with 14 inclinations each per level. The MevaDec slab formwork is being used to pour them without crane. The concrete finish remains as is.
Contractor Kurt Motz rented 520 m² of the Mammut 350 wall formwork to pour the building and retaining walls and columns.
17,000 m² of slabs in the lower levels were formed using an inventory of only 1,200 m² of the slab System MevaDec.
In order to waterproof the complete concrete structure along the Danube, concrete was poured entirely without any ties. The wall, 4.5 m high and 1 m wide, was poured usind single-sided support frames and brackets on both sides.
MEVA‘s Mammut 350 wall panels with the all-plactis facing alkus were mounted on foldable KAB working scaffolds that served as clim -bing units.
Mammut 350 panels 250/100 cm panels were employed to achieve the required joint pattern imprint.
The all-plastic, 100 % wood-free facing alkus is the only formwork facing that can be welded to form large forming areas. The roof of this bus terminal in Merseburg, Germany, was poured without a single seam or joint, in Aalborg White cement.
Heinrich-Braun Clinic in Zwickau, Germany: 4-storey building erected using Mammut 350 wall formwork from rental fleet. Excellent, smooth concrete finish achieved with a symmetrical tie hole and joint pattern
Designs by esteemed architects from Europe and Japan were selected for the six new buildings on the campus and four of them are erected using MEVA formwork and formwork solutions.
Formwork for slabs, columns and walls was supplied by local MEVA distributor Alzner Baumaschinen to contractor Kreuzberger Bau GmbH.
The architects of the new library in the German town of Rutesheim stipulated highest demands on the concrete finish. The result was achieved with every pour of 3.46 - formed using the Mammut 350 wall formwork wihout extensions and without horizontal joint. The symmetrical tie-hole and joint pattern was approved by the architects.
Railway Line between St. Pölten and Vienna: A new regional railway concourse for which the architects intended unique concrete geometries and special finishes
Perfect concrete finish with Mammut 350.
Mammut wall formwork and pre-bent alkus plastic sheets are used to form the wineglass-shaped bridge piers for a motorway crossover
An extraordinary projection tower in the newly built headquarter of a German publishing house challenged the architects as well as the contractor and MEVA as the formwork supplier.