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Der Neue Zollhof (The New Zollhof)

Datos del proyecto

Ubicación: Düsseldorf, Alemania

Extraordinary group of buildings within the cultural and media mile along the Rhine harbour in Düsseldorf. The three blocks of houses, which are up to 55 m high, consist of reinforced concrete bodies that are moved into each other and warped.

Construction period: 1996-1998

Architect: Frank O. Gehry


Unique building geometry out of doubly curved free-form surfaces


Philipp Holzmann Bauprojekt AG

Beneficio del cliente

  • complex building geometry shuttered with system parts
Werner Meyer, Main foreman, Der Neue Zollhof
Werner Meyer
Main foreman

For this extraordinary building, an enormous degree of expertise and flexibility on the spot is required.

Solución PERI

  • slab formwork solution with SKYDECK, filler areas with triangular frames and filler units supports
  • TRIO as base for the support of the CNC-milled polystyrene moulds
  • inclined column formwork with RAPID, adjustment via wedges