What is the Frankfurt rock?

Frankfurt rock is the second soil layer under the Frankfurt clay, which is present in the inner city usually not close to the surface of the earth. The Frankfurt rock consist of layers of limestones and are sometimes also called Frankfurt deep rocks.The soil layer Frankfurt rock plays an important role in foundation of high-rise

Foundations of Frankfurt High-Rise Buildings

The tall buildings of Frankfurt face special challenges due to the city's deformation-sensitive ground. This means that good foundations play a particularly important role for skyscrapers there. Let's take a look at the evolution of the various foundation types.All high-rise buildings built in Frankfurt until 1980 have slab foundations. A slab foundation is nothing more

Rick Rieck

Rick Rieck is a student of building engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt and a member of the editorial team at SKYLINE ATLAS. He reports on his website and on his German-speaking YouTube channel on a wide variety of topics relating to the construction and construction industry. Every now and then, Rick Rieck also

Silver Tower

Silver Tower is located in the Bahnhofsviertel district and is one of the most famous skyscrapers of the European metropolis. Silver Tower was originally built for Dresdner Bank and rests on a 3.5 meter thick reinforced concrete slab that sits in what is known as the Frankfurt clay. The German name for Silver Tower is