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Case Studies

In this area, we would like to show you some examples of modern timber construction: great construction projects, where our products play a major role. We are certain you will be inspired by the possibilities that modern timber construction has to offer.

Bavarian tree tower

Bavarian tree tower -
The official opening of the impressive observation tower in the Steigerwald forest, at Ebrach Bavaria, was held on March 19, 2016, after eight months of construction.

The architect responsible for this unique construction is Josef Stöger. Implementation of the project was awarded to the Upper Austrian timber specialist WIEHAG, which has relied on the quality of Schmid Schrauben for many years.

Bavarian tree tower -
Many thousands of RAPID® Fullthread screws were installed in this extraordinary timber project. The tree tower connects directly to the 1.1 km long „Baumwipfelweg“, barrier free tree-top path, which at a height of 8 to 25 meters runs straight through the Bavarian Forest.

A spiral staircase allows to reach a height of more than 40 meters, offering stunning views of the Steigerwald. The different levels of the tower offer visitors multiple viewing points over the surrounding trees as well as the inner beech and fir trees, the tree tower meanders around in such an impressive manner.