In commercial and residential construction, it is cost-effectiveness, tight scheduling, sped and safety that count - matched with growing demands on concrete finish and being on time and within budget. MEVA's flexibility in providing the most suitable, labour-saving and cost-reducing system solution has won respect in the construction community. And our engineers are familiar with work-flow and pour cycles for industrial facilities, office towers, public works, residential developments and shopping malls.
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High, Fast, Safe: A state-of-the-art biopharmaceutical production plant is being built for the US biotechnology company Biogen, located on the grounds of a former paper factory in Luter bach near Solothurn, Switzerland.
One of the latest thrills: Float like a bird at a skydiving center, where an artificial airstream will keep you up in the air.
The solution: table forms, 5.40 m long to exactly fit into the openings between the columns. Short filler pieces with rounded edges provided a perfect match to the column layout.
Saving much time, labour and inventory by fully utilising MevaDec’s and AluStarTec’s system flexibility.
American Concrete Institute (ACI) and ASCC representatives visit construction site andMEVA headquarters in Haiterbach for talks
The contractor chose MEVA’s heavy-duty wall system Imperial in combination with the STB support frame and heavy-duty Triplex braces to meet all needs for the foundations of the new Emergency Room facilities.
Aquinas College in Nashville: MevaDec proved the quickest solution, providing for easy and fast setting and handling. It does not require a crane and can be set up by only two workers.
Three 8-storey residential blocks with 74 apartments being built on the Chelsea Barracks site with MEVA MAC climbing system and AluStar wall formwork.
“We could not have handled the pillars without the detailed 3D modelling and instructions provided by the MEVA engineers“, says foreman Matthias Unglert.
Three new buildings are arranged around a spacious inner park. The varying building layouts required a meticulous approach to formwork and workflow planning.
The residential units are built in a very short time and without cranes. The sturdy, yet light-weight hand-set system is the formwork of choice.
To achieve the architect’s idea of architectural concrete in the staircase, MEVA engineers developed a special formwork design with the all-plasticfacing alkus.
The architects stipulated a symmetrical joint pattern and a symmetrical arrangement of the tie hole imprints. The surface finish was to be totally even and without any panel frame imprints.
High Park Berlin closes the last building gap on Potsdam Square in Berlin.
The tanks were formed with circular formwork Radius. They were built to improve the safety and water supply for fire fighting purposes..
A new transit camp project is taking shape in the Anjirwadi district in the city of Mumbai. The high-rise tower, built with MEVA Formwork Systems, will function as a temporary housing for the residents of Bhendi Bazar. The accommodation will be provisional and free of charge for the duration of 15 years while clusters 3A and 3B are being built.
New Jumeirah Village Circle complex being built with MEVA solutions: Several multi-storey complexes with up to 1,000 units are being erected.
38 residential units are being built on the site of the historic Kegelhof mill.
Business and living environment with 4 million ft² of workspace, 330 new homes, a major 4 star design hotel, shops, restaurants, childcare and community facilities.
One challenge was pouring hundreds of columns with large mushroom-shaped column heads.
Construction of 4 city condominiums and one city villa with parking garage and pool on the banks of the river Rhine
High school with large sports hall and grandstand: Centre d’enseignement postobligatoire de l’Ouest lausannois (CEOL) in Renens.
SI University Campus HE, Delémont, Switzerland
The unusual conditions made the construction of the new Vispa parking difficult.The formwork itself has to be hand-set, sturdy, easy to handle and quick to set up, space saving and reliable. A combination of MevaDec, AluStar and StarTec panels was chosen.
The town of Emmen is looking forward to its ultra modern multifunctional theatre house that will house the municipal threatre plus facilities for meetings and events.
A technical and logistical masterpiece
Large-Scale Residential Expansion with MEVA wall formwork MevaLite and Imperial and climbing platform KLK.
Triplex is a statically effective brace for formwork higher than 6 m.
Concrete works rely on the heavy- duty Mammut 350 (Imperial in the USA) wall formwork and its load capacity of 100 kN/m².
The MevaDec slab system proved once more to be best in class in terms of cost, speed, efficiency and quality.
The challenge facing MEVA engineers was translating the architect’s 3D model into a buildable and realistic plan in the first place.
The MEVA formwork engineering team came up with a clever idea to ensure the worker safety.
The tower is being built with the hydraulic automatic climbing system MAC, MEVA Mammut 350 and MGC.
The shafts are being climbed with Mammut formwork panels placed on MGC climbing platforms on the outside and on shaft platforms on the inside.
The architects specified a superior fair-faced concrete finish. It was achieved with every pour using specially prepared rented MEVA Mammut 350 wall formwork.
Safety is top priority on the site: all-around fall-down protection plus safe ladder access on MEP shoring towers as well as column formwork with integrated working platform and a fixed ladder with safety cage.
Site management decided on the Mammut 350 wall formwork draped with Zemdrain® formwork sheets which make the use of release agent unnecessary.
Fast assembly and safety was essential for the large-scale development of luxury residential appartments in Dubai. The Panel method with MevaDec Panels proved to be the most suitable.
MEVA’s heavy duty Mammut 350 wall formwork with its 100 kN/m² load capacity proved ideal for the high walls.
The biggest challenge was forming the cantilevering roof slab at heights of 9 to 12 m, for which the MevaFlex forms rested on high MEP shoring towers.
The prestigious Battersea development project in London relies on MEVA formwork technology, including the guided climbing system MGC, pre-bent all-pplastic alkus sheets on the Rundfix circular formwork and the circular formwork Radius to deliver the superior concrete finish required by the architects.
MEVA formwork Mammut 350, KAB, KLK and Triplex heavy-duty braces on this giant construction site in Switzerland
MEVA AluStar panels are on stage to shape Europe’s largest sailing pool directly in front of the original racing yacht Alinghi SUI 100, which was the first European boat ever to win the coveted America Cup.
They used heavy-duty Mammut wall formwork, MEVA KLK 230 climbing formwork, Co-Planar and MEP falsework plus Soliders, Super A-Beams and support frames STB 450.
The new 11-level car park at Salzburg’s State Hospital has no ramps to connect the levels with each other. The trick is that the entire parking level is inclined in both directions, with 14 inclinations each per level. The MevaDec slab formwork is being used to pour them without crane. The concrete finish remains as is.
6.50 m high, 12 m long walls formed with Mammut 350 and just one extension (3 and 3.50 m)
Large areas poured with heavyduty Mammut 350 formwork.
The Mammut 350 fresh concrete load capacity of 100 kN/m² made it possible to pour at any speed up to a wall height of 4 m.
Contractor Kurt Motz rented 520 m² of the Mammut 350 wall formwork to pour the building and retaining walls and columns.
The concrete furniture is poured with the all-plastic facing used in all MEVA products since 2000.
Contractor Marti from Zurich, Zwitzerland uses MEVA wall formwork Mammut 350 because of its high concrete load capacity of 100 kN/m². It allows free pour speeds up to 4 m without taking concrete type of ambient temperatures into account.
17,000 m² of slabs in the lower levels were formed using an inventory of only 1,200 m² of the slab System MevaDec.
MEVA climbing technolgy MAC and MGS are safety and efficiency solutions - as shown on the Hotel One site in Manila, Philippines
Logistische Herausforderung beim Neubau der Rathaus-Galerie in Hagens Innenstadt mit Tiefgarage, Bau und Abriss laufen parallel, Baumaterial und -gerät wird über eine einzige Rampe angefahren, Innenstadtbetrieb bleibt unberührt, auch dank MEVA reibungsloser Baufortschritt und hohe Qualitätsstandards gewährleistet.
The repetitive slab layouts of a large 3-level residential development close to Linz promted the formwork engineers to use the panel method. The method is cost-effective and a very fast solution and since the set up is fool-proof and thus virtually error-free, this also adds to site safety.
The first and second pours used 3 m Mammut panels outside and 2.50 m high panels on the inside without compensation areas and without vertical joint imprint.
MEVA‘s Mammut 350 wall panels with the all-plactis facing alkus were mounted on foldable KAB working scaffolds that served as clim -bing units.
AluFix covers the slab formwork with the same panels used for the walls by using props with special prop heads.
The light-weight AluStar was up with only seven flights.
MEVA’s flagship product Mammut was flexible enough to offer solutions for the construction of the retaining walls.
Mammut 350 panels 250/100 cm panels were employed to achieve the required joint pattern imprint.
The high walls of the new Novartis production facilities are poured using the Mammut 350 wall formwork.
The MEVA engineers were challenged to provide a static concept, starting with a cost-effective method of pouring the floating ceiling for the conference room.
The Mammut 350 has a concrete load capacity of 100 kN/m², permitting very fast concrete pours of up to 4 m in an hour.
Walls and foundations were poured using the strongest available wall formwork – the Mammut 350 with a load capacity of 100 kN/m².
The tower is being climbed using MEVA‘s automatic hydraulic System MAC. With its completely closed platform it provides a safe working environment even at great heights.
Mass house building: A new method using MEVA’s wall formwork AluFix saves time and money.
Springfield Regional Medical Centre, OH built with MEVA Imperial and MevaLite
MEVA single-sided forming with support frame STB and wall formwork Imperial for 27’ high walls, Truman School in New Haven, CT
MEVA Imperial easily handles high walls with wall steps and buttresses
The all-plastic, 100 % wood-free facing alkus is the only formwork facing that can be welded to form large forming areas. The roof of this bus terminal in Merseburg, Germany, was poured without a single seam or joint, in Aalborg White cement.
Heinrich-Braun Clinic in Zwickau, Germany: 4-storey building erected using Mammut 350 wall formwork from rental fleet. Excellent, smooth concrete finish achieved with a symmetrical tie hole and joint pattern
MEVA KHK in Dubai were consulted to design and provide a comprehensive formwork solution for the island´s large-scale infrastructure projects.
MEVA Imperial and MevaDec formwork for a Courthouse in Ontario, Canada . Impressed by how quickly the panels go together, the light-weight clamps and the high-quality concrete finish.
Designs by esteemed architects from Europe and Japan were selected for the six new buildings on the campus and four of them are erected using MEVA formwork and formwork solutions.
The MEVA shoring tower is easy and fast to lift and relocate by crane and saved much time.
MEVA’s slab formwork system MevaDec and the girder formwork MevaFlex are used to pour the slabs of three office towers, Doha, Qatar.
Formwork for slabs, columns and walls was supplied by local MEVA distributor Alzner Baumaschinen to contractor Kreuzberger Bau GmbH.
The architects of the new library in the German town of Rutesheim stipulated highest demands on the concrete finish. The result was achieved with every pour of 3.46 - formed using the Mammut 350 wall formwork wihout extensions and without horizontal joint. The symmetrical tie-hole and joint pattern was approved by the architects.
Bridgestone Tire´s world headquartersb with parts of it in architectural concrete
The formwork solutions for foundations, beams, cores, walls, slabs and columns were designed and provided by MEVA KHK.
275,000 ft² on 4 levels, Parking garage, 318 offices, lectures halls, 250-seat auditorium with MEVA fomworks MevaLite, Imperial, STB, KLK
MEVA formworks building five new cores that form the heart of the Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, OH.
Cochin clinic in Paris was extended: 42.000 m² of slabs on 5 Levels had to be poured.
The leading Norwegian concrete contractor BundeBygg AS, chose MEVA for all concrete works, including cores, elevator and staircase shafts, inside and outside walls, columns and slabs.
MEVA heavy-duty wall formwork Imperial for Proton Therapy Centre, Houston, TX
Perfect concrete finish with Mammut 350.
An extraordinary projection tower in the newly built headquarter of a German publishing house challenged the architects as well as the contractor and MEVA as the formwork supplier.