Rieck 1, Building Pit

Office Complex Rieck 1, Europacity Berlin


CA Immo Berlin Mitte 01 GmbH & Co KG
CA Immo Berlin Mitte 02 GmbH & Co. KG
Europaallee 22
60327 Frankfurt am Main


BeMo Tunnelling GmbH, Niederlassung West
Ground Engineering Berlin

in Joint Venture „Baugrube Rieck1 Berlin-Heidestraße“
with PST Grundbau GmbH,
BeMo-share 32.89 %

Project location

10557 Berlin

Start of construction


End of construction


Project total value

1.5 million €


Top layers consisting of anthropogenic fillings (thickness 0.45 to 3.9 m) containing sand, construction waste and railway ballast; underlying sand (grains of different size) up to approx. 35 m depth – loosely bedded up to very dense; only partial shingle and stones.
Hydrology: Groundwater level approx. 3.5 m below ground

Technical Data

Construction of a total building pit for the office complex "Rieck 1".
The following works are included:
- sheet pile walls
- ground anchors
- low-lying sealing beds (HDI-sealing beds)
- earthworks
- drainage

Building pit:
Floor area approx.: 2,100 m²
Depth up to 6.25 m
Pile walls approx.: 2,250 m²
Ground anchors approx.: 46 pieces
Earth construction: approx.: 11,000 m³

Additional difficulties arising from:
• adjoining Museum of Art „Hamburger Bahnhof“ (renovated railway station building)
• Sensitive pipe systems in adjoining street
• Confined space conditions (for site equipment and logistic)