Silo & Produktionsgebäude Künkele

Production buildings

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Address : Franzenhauserweg 21
89081 Ulm
Contact person : Verkaufsbüro Süd
- Germany

Architect : Seidel Architekten - 89081 - Ulm-Lehr - Germany -

Fabricator : Dodel Metallbau GmbH - Daimlerstrasse 6 - 89079 - Ulm - Germany -

Project details : The corn garner errected between June 2004 and January 2005 rises up to a hight of 116m. It is the highest still in use garner tower of the world and was promoted for the German Architectural Award in 2005. A BIPV facade with 1300 CIS PV modules covers the south elevation of the tower and produces 70,000 KWh electrical energy per year. The PV module are clamped in a suspended stick facade in front of the massiv concrete structure of the tower perfect secured against high wind forces. To cover the stairways a WICTEC 50 stich facade system was used.

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Facade systems


Filigree look without any change in appearance to the inner mullion and transom gaskets Ideal for vertical and polygon façades, sloped glazing and spatial structures Individual design thanks to a wide range of profile geometries for the structural and glazing profiles Uf for standard version up to 1.2W/m²K infill thickness 3 - 51mm Reliable glass load transmission (up to 4 kN), with adapted transom-joint technology Overlapping and secure drainage at the cross point, without mechanical mullion processing, ensures tried-and-tested impermeability Broad selection of profiles enables economic adaptation to structural requirements, with the additional option of internal reinforcement Glazing from outside featuring single- and/or two-part pressure and cover profiles Design options with concealed or visible screw fixture Extensive solutions for structure junctions and conservatories
Built:: - Photovoltaic