October 30, 2015

WARSAW SPIRE: SUPERIOR BUILDING WITH SUPERIOR PUNCHING SHEAR REINFORCEMENT

The project Warsaw Spire is a new 46-story building in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The project was developed by company Ghelamco and the frame was built by a professional construction company Monting. It is to be used by companies such as SAMSUNG, which is e.g. renting 16-levels of this building.

The building is a beautiful sight itself, and naturally from the top of the building the site towards to Warsaw city is just fantastic.

The construction of the building took about two years and is about to be ready now, with tenants moving in early next year.


The foundations of the building are strong: Peikko’s PSB punching reinforcement was used in the lower levels, and enabled the cast-in-place work to be more efficient and more secure. 



October 26, 2015

Health care centre: flexible use of space through Deltabeams

In the city of Järvenpää, Finland, there is a new health care centre construction work on-going. A building company NCC is building a "Myllynkulma" complex providing various kinds of health care services for the citizens of Järvenpää.

The smart design of this building is a prime example of ultimate building frame flexibility. The frame structure is allowing all kinds of changes during the lifetime of the building, thus making sure that the building may be used efficiently in all situations. E.g. areas can be easily moved from receptional areas to standard hospital rooms, and vice versa.

See how open the levels are during time of construction - all other walls will be done by non-load-bearing light-weight walls.



And all this is possible through the use of Peikko's Deltabeams.