MEVA's expertise is best shown in reference projects from across the world. A good result, a job well done is the best reward for hard work and tough thinking. And the best proof of a perfect interfacing between a top product, outstanding technology and profound engineering. Take a look and convince yourself!
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.
Gravity walls to the tunnel entrance, up to 14 m high,poured using a single-sided adaptation of the MGC guided climbing system and Mammut 350 wall panels.
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.
This project required a treatment tank with a radius of 80 ft and over 20 ft in height. The new MAR system was the perfect solution for the contractor’s needs.
Extraordinary civil engineering works and structures on challenging terrain: MEVA wall formwork Mammut 350 used on the Galgenbuck tunnel in Switzerland.
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.
Built from 1878 to 1882, the old barrage is being completely renovated and equipped with a new highpeformance flood relief channel that is poured with MEVA rental formwork.
A railway tunnel with high demands: MEVA formwork is used to pour the retaining walls, concrete beams and tunnel portals at both tunnel entries, plus bridge abutments and piers close to the southern tunnnel entry.
To the Limits of Technical Feasibility. The solution: MEVA wall formwork Mammut 350
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.
Due to precise planning and immaculate work it was possible to achieve a record-breaking time saving on the Békéscsaba Bridge project in Hungary. The MEVA Mammut 350 wall formwork made fast pours without interruptions possible.
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.
New construction of the motorway A45 bridge Münchholzhausen using the shoring tower Space and MEVA wall formwork Mammut 350
Architecturally challenging East Side Tower on 16 levels in Berlin with MEVA formwork.
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.
Central Energy Plant built using the MevaLite and Imperial wall formwork systems for fast wall and column pours.
A technical and logistical masterpiece
Large-Scale Residential Expansion with MEVA wall formwork MevaLite and Imperial and climbing platform KLK.
A special task force was formed at nearby MEVA Austria headquarters to master the complex concrete works and formwork challenges.
Triplex is a statically effective brace for formwork higher than 6 m.
The wall formwork system Mammut 350 was chosen because of its symmetric tiehole and joint pattern and its standard all-plastic facing alkus.
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.
Work was completed in just 15 concrete pours using more than 170 m² of Radius from the Leada Acrow fleet of MEVA formwork.
The architects demanded a superior concrete finish that was easily achieved with the panels‘ all-plastic facing alkus.
The new Alaudagasse station and the switch shaft south of it are being poured using MEVA formwork.
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
They chose MEVA for all concrete works.
The MevaDec slab formwork system covers all of the most important slab forming methods.
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 tower is climbing with MEVA’s automatic hydraulic climbing system MAC.
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.
A tough challenge for the MEVA engineers, who solved it using the Support frame STB 450 with extensions.
The bridge piers are up to 37 m high and have identical cross sections of 5.10 by 2.40 metres. The piers were poured using MEVA Mammut wall formwork.
17,000 m² of slabs in the lower levels were formed using an inventory of only 1,200 m² of the slab System MevaDec.
The boxout construction was attached to MEVA‘s StarTec formwork that on this site was used for over 2 years to pour the many walls of the complex.
Water Power Station “Illspitz”being built where the river Ill flows into the Rhine
MEVA climbing technolgy MAC and MGS are safety and efficiency solutions - as shown on the Hotel One site in Manila, Philippines
In order to waterproof the complete concrete structure along the Danube, concrete was poured entirely without any ties. The wall, 4.5 m high and 1 m wide, was poured usind single-sided support frames and brackets on both sides.
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.
MEVA formwork technology helps build modern homes for Iran’s middle class and is used at large scale
MevaFlex and MEP props were also used to support the balconies. The slabs were cast using the MevaDec slab formwork.
MEVA formwork had to master exceptional concrete pressures during the pours.
The high walls of the new Novartis production facilities are poured using the Mammut 350 wall formwork.
The carriage was completely pre-assembled at the MEVA plant in Haiterbach and moved to the site on a heavy-duty low platform trailer.
Bridge construction with MEVA formwork systems: EcoAs, Mammut, KLK 230, and shoring system MEP.
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 entries of several tunnels were poured using a modular formwork solution that MEVA designed and built for fast and multiple use in the mountainous terrain
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
Polygonal Walls with Standard MEVA Formwork Panels 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.
The question was: How to “build” the required working platform 40 metres over ground if standard solutions cannot work? The answer is: Use STB 300 support frames and attach them horizontally to the tower.
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 Guided Screens protection system MGS encloses complete floors protecting workers and equipment against wind and weather. Together with other MEVA systems, MGS is in use on an office tower that is being built in a mixed residential and office area outside Zurich.
The MEVA support frames are mainly – but not only – used to support single-sided wall formwork when, for example, pouring against an existing structure.
The MEVA shoring tower is easy and fast to lift and relocate by crane and saved much time.
Contractor Maïa Sonnier S.A. used different MEVA formwork systems and solutions to efficiently handle the various forming challenges when building the tunnel and bridges required for the inner-city rail link in populated area.
MEVA’s slab formwork system MevaDec and the girder formwork MevaFlex are used to pour the slabs of three office towers, Doha, Qatar.
All cycles over the starter were climbed with MEVA’s climbing formwork KLK 230.
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
Rough River Spillway Extension: Tough Schedule and Tough Conditions.
MEVA was chosen to provide the forming for the 1st Nuclear project built in the United States in over 20 years.
Pouring concrete against rock: single-sided formwork solution from MEVA wins on technical counts.
The formwork solutions for foundations, beams, cores, walls, slabs and columns were designed and provided by MEVA KHK.
Innovation in Bridge Construction with MEVA Column Formwork
MEVA Imperial and STB for healthy water in Canada.
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.
MEVA Engineers are known for their creativity in combining standard formwork with specially designed forms to achieve economically and technically viable solutions.
The engineers consulted MEVA´s formwork expertise because the expectations on concrete finish are very high. MEVA suggested using the unique shoring tower SPACE.
Cochin clinic in Paris was extended: 42.000 m² of slabs on 5 Levels had to be poured.
Planning, Formwork and Site Management: All Done and Delivered by MEVA
In 2000, MEVA was the first formwork manufacturer to use the pioneering alkus all-plastic forming face. While until recently not widely known in Ireland, alkus was welcome by Ascon and widely used together with the wall formwork Mammut at Ballymore Eustace.
MEVA wall formwork Mammut was chosen because of its load capacity of 100 k/N/m².
MEVA formwork and climbing systems are used for all on-site concrete works – including cores, slabs and walls – using cutting-edge technology in order to deliver a quality product on time, safely and efficiently.
One Rockwell is currently the largest MevaDec site on the Philippines. It is the safe and simple solution in slab forming, using the same parts and easy assembly. Its flexibility allows all slab layouts to be formed with a minimum of compensation areas.
NEF National Enrichment Facility with more than 150,000 ft² MEVA wall formwork Imperial and MevaLite.
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.
The high daytime temperatures required adding a retarder to the concrete, which resulted in the final setting occuring only after 15 hours. Nevertheless, the Mammut 350 has sufficient reserves to cope with load peaks of 100 kN/m².
The MevaDec slab formwork system achieved a record-breaking 154 levels and 224,808 m² without a single re-facing and without a single delay.
A simple, sophisticated design featuring few components and time-saving details distinguishes the MEP Shoring System, which consists of only three parts and, yet, is versatilely applicable: as single prop, slab table or shoring structure.
Water purification plant on Lake Ontario with 31 ft high dam wall formed with MEVA formwork Imperial and STB.
MEVA heavy-duty wall formwork Imperial for Proton Therapy Centre, Houston, TX
Mirax Tower Federazija with 440 m Height in Moscow with MEVA Formwork-Systems Mammut and all-plastic facing alkus.
MEVA formwork on biggest German construction site.
Railway Line between St. Pölten and Vienna: A new regional railway concourse for which the architects intended unique concrete geometries and special finishes
Perfect concrete finish with Mammut 350.
Mammut wall formwork and pre-bent alkus plastic sheets are used to form the wineglass-shaped bridge piers for a motorway crossover
Flexible forming with MevaDec and alkus.
Reconstruction of the Interstate highway 95 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA with MEVA Formwork Systems
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.