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OBI Building Center in Wolfsberg, Carinthia (Austria)

Project overview:

The new OBI Building Center ist situated next to the national road B70A in the south of Wolfsberg. The site lies in a well-known mining sinkhole area with an underground coal-mine lying in a depth of approximately 30 m under top ground surface. 

Our company was commissioned to investigate the geological and geotechnical situation and to develop a support and foundation system for the new building and the car park.

Services provided:

  • Geotechnical expertise based on the results of core drillings and pit holes
  • Evaluation of the subsoil conditions
  • Design of the foundation system for the building (girder grid) and the support system for the parking area (reinforcement with geotextiles)
  • Consulting during the tendering procedure
  • Static analysis of the foundation system
  • Geotechnical site supervision

Client: IMO - Markt Ges.m.b.H., 9400 Wolfsberg

Time period: 2000 - 2001