HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, from wood to wonders
HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, from wood to wonders

Lookout tower Albrechtice

Jizera Mountains, Czech republic

© LEKON TSK s.r.o.
© LEKON TSK s.r.o.

The observation tower was built in the Jizera Mountains in Albrechtice in the Czech Republic and is 22.5 m high. The main supporting structure consists of eight vertical columns made of glulam, which supports an octagonal viewing platform with a diameter of 6.5 m. The platform resembles a stork's nest and was made of finger jointed structural timber, which also forms the platform's railing.

Project information
Location: Town Albrechtice in the Jizera Mountains, in Czech republic
Customer: LEKON TSK s.r.o.
Architect: Design and architectural office Ing. Jiří Fól
Structural analysis and design: LEKON TSK s.r.o.
Builder: Albrechtice municipal office
Year of construction: 2020
Products used: 14 m³ spruce glued laminated timber and 4 m³ spruce finger jointed structural timber , both with visible quality and CNC work.