Image: Steel construction in Nagele, Eislingen

Galvanizing Delight


HimmelsglückOne of the highest lookout towers in Germany was built in Schömberg in the northern Black Forest. The tower, known as “Himmelsglück”, is 55 m high and allows a view from the top platform, which in good weather extends to the Swabian Alb and the Vosges.

The landmark, visible from afar, consists of a hybrid structure made of steel and wood. All steel components were hot dip galvanized for longevity and complement the timber frame.

Engineers | Engineering office Braun, Pforzheim

Photo © Eislingen

Image: Steel construction in Nagele, Eislingen

Posted on July 21, 2022 by Galvanizers Association

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