Facade Refurbishment

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City Tower Vienna © Toni Rappersberger

City Tower Vienna – Facade Refurbishment

Vienna, Austria
In the course of the maintenance of the building the exterior toughened safety glass panels of the facade were exchanged with laminated safety glass.
Andromeda Tower – Fassadensanierung © Toni Rappersberger

Andromeda Tower - Facade Refurbishment

Vienna, Austria
The Andromeda Tower is an office highrise building in the 22nd district of Vienna called Donaustadt. The building has a gross floor area of approx. 35,000 m2 on 29 floors. Its height amounts to 103 metres.

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Facades in building construction allow the architect to give a building a distinctive appearance. In particular glass and stone are frequently used as materials. However, as a whole, facades are highly complex elements and aspects from architecture, building physics, statics, sun protection and waterproofing are interwoven.

Damage in facades is predominantly only locally renovated without a comprehensive survey. The responsibility of the building owner is often underestimated in this connection.

After the occurrence of damage a facade should be immediately totally examined for any “still hidden” deficiencies. In case of bigger objects, in particular high-rise buildings, we recommend a detailed survey of the facade at least every 10 years.

FCP has excellent experience of more than two decades in this field. Our experts offer comprehensive solutions from damage analysis and approach for refurbishment up to detailed design and tender as well as site supervision, if required also in cooperation with external specialists.

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