HAMBURG | Elbtower | 803 FT | 57 FLOORS

“In the second quarter they want to prepare the construction pit and the foundations, so get going. Test drilling had shown that the ground on the Elbe bridges is a little stronger than expected and that the foundations do not have to be rammed 111 meters, but only a good 70 meters into the ground. The 245 meter high office and hotel tower is to form the end of the Hafencity. The cost of construction is estimated at at least 700 million euros. It should be ready in 2025.”

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Is official under construction

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Hey goodlookin’, what’s cookin’.

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https://elbtower.de/baustelle

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„ At the time of the presentation of the mostly finalised design, on February 8th, 2018, the Elbtower with its planned height of 245 meters[1] would be by far the tallest conventional building in Hamburg, and the third tallest in Germany – after the Commerzbank Tower and the Messeturm (both in Frankfurt am Main).“

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What is that wall by the river?

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It’s a sheet pile retaining wall that is preventing the river from flooding the site.

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How does concrete construction actually work?

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