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Great Berlin Wheel

In 2008 the Great Wheel Corporation planned to build the Great Berlin Wheel in Berlin and awarded the steel structure design to KCI. KCI was involved in the basic and detailed design phase of the wheel.

The wheel has a diameter of 175m and the width of the rim is 9m. The wheel is furnished with 36 capsules that have a length of 12m and a diameter of 5m. Furthermore, the stability and safety is guaranteed with 72 spoke cables that connect the wheel to the A-frame.

Phase of Development
Basic and detailed design

Year of Project
2008 - 2009

Location
ONSHORE

Client
Great Berlin Wheel GmbH

Scope (multi-single)
Structural


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