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post updated 22 September 2021

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22 Sep 2021
Grand Tower – Emporis Skyscraper Award
Design: Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie. Architektur
Grand Tower Frankfurt am Main
photo © Jochen Kratschmer
This Hesse tower building is one of the winners of a Emporis Skyscraper Award 2020

2 July 2019
Leaf and Bean Coffee Co Pavilion, Waldspielpark Heinrich-Kraft-Park
Design: MASK Architects
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Leaf and Bean Coffee Co Pavilion
Turkish Architect Öznur Pınar Çer’s firm MASK Architects has designed an innovative, sustainable, and contemporary approaches to integrate nature with architecture.

6 Feb 2018
FOUR Frankfurt Towers
Design: UNStudio & HPP Architects (UNS + HPP)
FOUR Frankfurt Towers
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FOUR Frankfurt Development
UNStudio join forces with HPP Architects to create a consortium (UNS + HPP) to carry out the next phases of the project. Both companies bring many years of experience with large-scale projects, complex planning and design processes.

18 Oct 2017
Historical Museum Exhibits, Saalhof 1
Architects: Kossmann.dejong
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Historical Museum Exhibits in Frankfurt
Situated in the city centre of Frankfurt, between the town hall and the Main river, is the completely refurbished and newly extended Historical Museum Frankfurt.

7 Aug 2017
Iconic Awards
The architectural firm AL_A was awarded the title of ‘Architects of the Year’ at this year’s Iconic Awards. The London-based office founded succeeded from the very beginning in impressing the experts with fascinating designs, including the modernisation of the Galeries Lafayette in Paris, the V&A Museum in London and the Central Embassy, a shopping mall in Bangkok. The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon, completed in 2016, likewise created a sensation.
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20 Jul 2017
NHOW Hotel, ONE office and hotel skyscraper complex, Frankfurter Messe
Interior Design: Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos
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image : CA Immo/Rafael de La-Hoz
NHOW Hotel in Frankfurt
The nhow lifestyle hotel will open in 2021. It will be the second nhow Hotel of NH Hotel Group in Germany and aims to offer an exceptional design concept and the highest quality facilities and service.

23 May 2017
Alte Oper Concert Hall, Opernplatz
Architects: Buero Wagner
Alte Oper Frankfurt Architecture News
image by Buero Wagner & Federico Ciavarell © Buero Wagner
Alte Oper in Frankfurt
The „Alte Oper“ in Frankfurt is one of the world´s leading concert halls. Each year 450,000 people come to visit more than 400 concerts performed by internationally renowned artists of the classical music, jazz and the entertainment sector. The „Alte Oper“ intends to convert one of its multifunctional used foyers into a central and adjustable place of encounter, conversation and interchange.

4 Mar 2017
‘City for All’ at Former Deutsche Bank Site in Frankfurt
Design: UNStudio
UNStudio Building on Former Deutsche Bank Site, Frankfurt Architecture News
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Building on Former Deutsche Bank Site
A ‘City for All’ – this celebrated Dutch atchitecture practice win this architectural competition for the former Deutsche Bank site. Comprising four high-rise towers with a multi-storey plinth and housing mixed-use programmes, large public spaces and incorporated subsidised housing, UNStudio’s design for the former Deutsche Bank site will create a ‘City for All’ in the heart of Frankfurt.

10 Oct 2016
European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower Building
Design: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower
photograph © European Central Bank/Robert Metsch
European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower Building + European Central Bank Development
The dynamic design of this Viennese architecture studio for the new premises of this important European Institution combines the low-level landmarked Grossmarkthalle with a new twisted double tower. The tower is 185 metres high.

European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower
European Central Bank Frankfurt Tower

29 Oct 2016
New Brioni Concept Store Worldwide
Design: Park Associati, architects
Brioni Worldwide Frankfurt Store
photograph : Andrea Martiradonna
Brioni Worldwide Frankfurt Store
The new Brioni Concept Store worldwide declines the classic masculine elegance of the brand through a language, taking inspiration from the great masters of Italian design such as Franco Albini, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa Carlo Mollino.

5 Oct 2016
Opernplatz 2 competition
Design: Baumschlager Eberle Architectes
Opernplatz 2 Frankfurt Building
image © baumschlager eberle
Opernplatz 2 Frankfurt Building
The baumschlager eberle office in Berlin won the realization competition staged by Allianz Real Estate in cooperation with the city of Frankfurt to elicit a design for this site.

23 Mar 2016
Tessellating Canopy System at design festival
Design: Grimshaw Architects
Tessellating Canopy System
photograph : Tensilation CBecker Lacour
Tessellating Canopy System
A successful collaboration between architects and tensile designers reached its final stage last week at Frankfurt’s Light + Building festival and trade fair, where MDT-tex launched the final Tensilation Type EV canopy system. Grimshaw has been working with MDT-tex to develop a product that offers both the flexibility that comes with modular canopies and the engineering advantages of a unified structure.

17 Mar 2016
BASF SE High-Rise Building, Ludwigshafen
Design: Eller + Eller Architekten
BASF SE
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BASF SE High-Rise Building Ludwigshafen
Eller + Eller Architekten’s high rise office design for BASF SE in Ludwigshafen, Germany was awarded the prestigious ‘Overall Winner’ prize at the conclusion of this year’s Architectural Review MIPIM Future Projects Awards ceremony. The 26.000 sqm (gross) project, which was also successful in the Offices category of the awards, is currently in the planning phase.

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