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

Viewing tower Pyramidenkogel

© Holzbau Rubner
© Holzbau Rubner

At 100 m the Pyramidenkogel tower is the world's tallest wooden observation tower. A total of 500 m3 of larch glue laminated timber and around 160 m3 of cross-laminated timber was used to build the three viewing platforms. An additional 300 m2 of larch jetty covering and 200 m2 of surfaced spruce timber was also used.

Project information
Location: Klagenfurt Land
Customer: Rubner Holzbau GmbH
Architect: Klaura Kaden + Partner ZT GmbH
Structural analysis and design: DI Markus Lackner
Building owner: Pyramidenkogel Infrastruktur GmbH & Co KG
Year of construction: 2012
Products used: Cross-laminated timber for the platforms
Special features: Kärntner Holzbaupreis 2013 [Carinthia Timber Construction Prize 2013]