Topping off the .KTW I building
The first of the office buildings of the .KTW complex constructed by the TDJ Estate company reached the highest point of the structure.
In accordance with the building tradition, this moment was celebrated with a solemn ceremony of topping off the structure. The top of the .KTW I building was decorated with a symbolic wreath.
On Tuesday, 5 September, on the construction site on al. Roździeńskiego 1 in the city centre of Katowice, the ceremony of topping off the .KTW I building took place. The ceremony was attended by the representatives of the investor– TDJ Estate company, of the general contractor -STRABAG company, of the entity responsible for the investor’s supervision of the construction – Tebodin Poland and of the architectural firm – Medusa Group. They were accompanied by the representatives of the real estate industry from the area of office buildings as well as by the investor’s business partners.
“The topping off ceremony was a giant step during the construction project implementation . Thanks to the participation and competence of all entities cooperating on this project, the difficult construction process is being implemented according to the schedule, without any delays. We expect that the upcoming months on the construction site will be equally successful. As the investor, we are optimistically looking forward to the moment of commissioning the office building in June 2018,” says Maciej Wójcik, President of the Management Board of TDJ Estate.
The main structure of .KTW I is ready. The general contractor continues the installation of the elevation, which consists of panels made of glass, steel and concrete. Currently, they are being mounted at the +7 level. The consoles are being installed on the upper floors. At the same time, the installation and finishing works inside the building are becoming more and more advanced. 90% of the works in underground garages have been already implemented. Currently, these works are being carried out on the first floors above ground. The infrastructure in the vertical service shafts is also being developed.
“In recent time, apart from the creation of further elevation fragments and concrete technical storey, we have also started the installation of glass screens surrounding the separate areas of the inverted roof located on the 6th floor. 2.2 meters high glass panels were installed on the southern side of .KTW I. As the building is already in the finishing state, we are concentrating on the interior finishing works, preparing the surface for the future tenants,” said Marian Garczarczyk, Project Director on behalf of TDJ Estate.
In the middle of September the K-2 crane, which is at the moment 78 meters high, is planned to be dismantled. The road system construction is also planned to be started at that time.
The Katowice branch of STRABAG company is the general contractor of .KTW I. TDJ Estate entrusted the Tebodin Poland company with the project management as well as with the investor’s supervision of .KTW I.
Press release by TDJ Estate.