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Key Tall Developments in Germany: Building Design Information + Images

post updated 25 June 2023

Key German Skyscraper Projects, over 100m high, alphabetical:

German Skyscrapers

Airport Tower, Düsseldorf
German Skyscrapers - Düsseldorf Airport Tower
photo © webbaviation

Alexanderplatz Tower – Fernsehturm, Berlin
Design: Hermann Henselmann / Jörg Streitparth
German Skyscrapers - Berlin Tower building
photo © Isabelle Lomholt
Alexanderplatz Tower : ‘Tele-spargel’ building
Up to the 1850s, this square was a military parade and exercise ground, as well as a place where local farmers sold their produce. It became a major transport junction when the railway station opened in 1882.

Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt
Design: Foster & Partners, Architects
German Skyscrapers - Commerzbank Tower
photo © Adrian Welch
German skyscraper building
This 56-story, 259 m (850 ft) futurist skyscraper owned by Samsung of Korea since September 2016 in the banking district of Frankfurt, Germany. An antenna spire with a signal light on top gives the tower a total height of 300.1 m (985 ft). It is the tallest building in Frankfurt and the tallest building in Germany.

Deutsche Post : Post Tower, Bonn
Design: Murphy/Jahn Architects
German Skyscrapers - Post Tower Bonn
photo © webbaviation
163m high

Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
German Skyscrapers - Hamburg Hotel building
photo © Ralf Buscher
Hamburg Hotel
This four star hotel and a retail and office building in Hamburg, St. Pauli is part of a 110,000 sqm housing and office development on the former Bavaria brewery grounds. The extraordinary nature and history of the Bavaria grounds – overlooking the river Elbe – inspired the research for this project.

Fernsehturm “Colonius” Köln – Cologne telecommunications tower
German Skyscrapers - Colonius tower
photo © webbaviation
266m high

Japan Center, Frankfurt
Design: Ganz + Rolfes Architects
Japan Center Germany
photo © Adrian Welch
115m tall
Japan Center skyscraper
This Hesse skyscraper is a formal square building with massive postmodern rooftop cantilever, gridded symmetrical fenestration grouped in squares. There is a public restaurant in this high-rise building, located on the 25th floor, and logically titled ‘Window 25’.

KölnTurm, Cologne
Design: Jean Nouvel with Kohl & Kohl Architekten (Essen)
photo © webbaviation
165m high : Cologne’s second tallest building after the Colonius

Kronenhaus, Frankfurt

Kronenhaus Frankfurt
photo © Adrian Welch
201m tall
Kronenhaus skyscraper
The crown at the top of this building is heated during the winter to prevent the formation of icicles. This German office building ia also known as Westend Straße 1 or DZ Bank Headquarters.

Main Tower, Frankfurt
Main Tower Frankfurt
photo © Adrian Welch
200m tall

Design: Murphy/Jahn Architects
257m high : tallest building Europe until 1997 – Frankfurt building
photo © Adrian Welch

Rheinturn, Düsseldorf
Rheinturn Düsseldorf - German Skyscrapers
photo © webbaviation

RWE HQ building, Essen
Design: Ingenhoven Overdiek Kahlen & Partner
German Skyscrapers - RWE headquarters Essen
photo © webbaviation
127m high

Silver Tower, Frankfurt
Silver Tower Frankfurt
photo © Adrian Welch
166m high
Silver Tower

Skyper, Frankfurt
Skyper skyscraper
photo © Adrian Welch
154m high
Skyper skyscraper

Triangle Tower – RZVK Turm, Cologne
Design: Gatermann + Schossig Architekten
Triangle Tower Cologne
photo © webbaviation
103m high

Victoria Turm, Düsseldorf
Victoria Turm
photo © webbaviation

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