Frankfurt’s Skyscrapers: A Guide //vol #1

this is the city where I work, and I see these amazing buildings every day.

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Frankfurt is ideal for walking … Probably no other city in Europe has as much enthusiasm for its skyscrapers. Concentrated in the downtown area, which was mostly destroyed during bombardments of World War II, “Mainhattan” is a visually exciting metropolis with a bright future. So… Meet Frankfurt’s tallest!!!

 

#1# Commerzbank Headquarters / Foster and Partners

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It is the tallest building in Frankfurt, the tallest building in Germany and the second tallest building in the European Union.

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The Commerzbank tower radically reinvents the skyscraper .

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The building celebrates its rise above low-rise offices, making it not just a symbol of Frankfurt’s economy, but of Germany’s attempts to pioneer eco-architectural design.

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“At fifty-three storeys, the Commerzbank is the world’s first ecological office tower and the tallest building in Europe […]

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The plan of the building is triangular, comprising three ‘petals’ − the office floors − and a ‘stem’ formed by a…

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2 thoughts on “Frankfurt’s Skyscrapers: A Guide //vol #1

    • as i commented on the original post, there are a lot of more attractive cities. However, the architechture is impressive here, and there are some very nice parts.

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