Museum of military history, Dresden

Museum of military history, Dresden, Germany - The almost 100 m long Libeskind-designed structure features a 30-metre high wedge tip made of glass and steel.
Museum of military history, Dresden, Germany - VARIO GT 24 girder wall formwork served as the formwork system for constructing the up to 40° inclined walls of the complicated building floor plan.
Museum of military history, Dresden, GermHD 200 heavy-duty props and PERI UP modular scaffold system: a cost-effective shoring concept for transferring high loads at great heights.
Museum of military history, Dresden, Germany - Due to static reasons, all walls and slabs had to be fully supported until construction of the concrete frame had been completed using system components taken from the PERI portfolio.

Project data

Location: Dresden, Germany

Modification of a historical armoury building into a spectacular museum building with a 30 m high steel-glass structure, shaped like a wedge.

Construction period until the opening: 2008 - 2011

Architect: Daniel Libeskind

Requirements

  • special shapes through slanted fair-faced concrete walls, inclined in different directions
  • no vertical walls and right angles
  • load transfer not via the existing structure
  • extraordinary requirements concerning shape and surface quality (SB 4)
  • reduced space

Customer

Hentschke Bau GmbH, Bautzen

Customer's benefit

  • geometrically and structurally adjusted formwork and scaffolding systems
  • cost-effective shoring concept with rentable system parts
  • punctual deliveries
Gerd Lommatzsch, Foreman, Statement
Gerd Lommatzsch
Foreman

We decided in favour of PERI because of the flexibility of the formwork systems and the know-how regarding special solutions. The cooperation was great, the formwork planning was perfect and the deliveries always arrived according to schedule. Thus we were able to jointly master this impressive project with its extraordinary requirements concerning shape and surface quality.

PERI solution

  • customised formwork and scaffolding solutions
  • 3D formwork planning
  • formwork and shoring solutions for walls with inclinations up to 40°
  • consultation in the fair-faced concrete team
  • temporary support structure during the total shell construction phase
  • efficient shoring concept for the transfer of high loads at great heights