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Catholic Church Centre, Cologne-Blumenberg, Germany

Project data

Location: Cologne, Germany

Build consists of a wall curved on one side with 82-m inner radius plus two conical wall sections, meeting in the centre in a semicircular altar niche.


  • use of low-shrinkage concrete
  • layering of different coloured concretes without tie points


ARGE Neubau Kirchenzentrum Blumenberg;
Ph. Holzmann AG, Cologne;
Wollwert GmbH & Co. KG, Cologne

Benefit to customer

  • cost-effective formwork proposal using series parts
  • attractive concrete finish
Statement: Ulrich Neumann, Site Manager, Catholic Church Center
Ulrich Neumann
Site Manager

From all the offers we received, PERI provided the best formwork proposal. Due to the use of standard components, it was the most cost-effective proposal, as well.

PERI solution

Formwork concept based on rentable system parts: steel construction for the tensioning and intermediate frames, plus frame of U 120 Steel Walers on ST 100 Stacking Towers, following the principle of slip formwork.