The Gothic tower of Freiburg Minster

Author: Rainer Barthel

Date published

19 December 2017

Price
Free
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The Gothic tower of Freiburg Minster

Case Study
Date published

19 December 2017

Author

Rainer Barthel

Price

Free

Author

Rainer Barthel

The 2016 James Sutherland History Lecture gives an overview of the investigations and research undertaken to develop a repair programme for the tower.

The 116m high Gothic tower of Freiburg Minster, Germany, is dated to about 1300. Its 45m high spire is unique in terms of architecture and building technique.

Rainer Barthel reports on the extensive investigations and research programmes which were undertaken in order to develop an efficient and minimised repair concept.

Speaker

Rainer Barthel is a structural engineer. He is a partner in the company Barthel & Maus, consultant engineers in Munich and Professor at the Technical University of Munich.

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:56:48
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Historic Materials Case Study Masonry Masonry - stone Multi-storey - tall structure Historic structures Video

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