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30 January 2010

2003 – Galileo, Frankfurt

Architects: Novotny Mähner Assoziierte Designed to hold the investment banking branch of Dresdner Bank, Gallileo consists of two “towers” – the north tower is 130m tall, the south tower is 114m tall; the...

30 January 2010

2001 – Main Plaza, Frankfurt

Architects: Kollhoff und Timmermann Architekten A residential tower, the building’s design is an idealized version of the classic 1930s New York skyscraper style. Unfortunately, when seen in its entirety, the building is too...

30 January 2010

1999 – Eurotheum, Frankfurt

Architects: Novotny Mähner Assoziierte Eurotheum contains a combination of offices and luxury apartments, has thirty-one floors, and is one hundred and ten metres tall. The sleek glass clad building has six projecting floors...

30 January 2010

1997 – Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt

Architect: Foster + Partners One of the landmarks of the highrise centre of Frankfurt, the Commerzbank Tower is currently the tallest building in Europe. The striking exterior with its curving corner is topped...

30 January 2010

1996 – Japan Center, Frankfurt

Architects: Ganz + Rolfes At 115 metres tall and with 27 floors, the Japan Center was built to attract Japanese firms to the Frankfurt financial district. Designed with a rigid geometric pattern which...

30 January 2010

1993 – Westendstrasse 1 / DG Bank Headquarters, Frankfurt

Architects: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates A composition of three parts with different finishes to each. The rectangular stone volume faces the residential neighbourhood and rises to a height of 150 meters (492 feet)....

30 January 2010

1990 – Messeturm, Frankfurt

Architects: Murphy Jahn The translation for MesseTurm is “Trade Fair Tower”. MesseTurm is directly located on the Frankfurt trade fair grounds along with the Messe Torhaus. It was the tallest building in Europe...

30 January 2010

1993 – Trianon, Frankfurt

Architects: Novotny Mähner Assoziierte Gets its name from both its triangular plan and the upside-down pyramid suspended from the 3 corners at the top of the tower. Something about this building makes it...

30 January 2010

1984 – Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

Architects: ABB Architekten Allegedly the twin towers of the Deutsche Bank headquarters are called “Credit and Debit” by locals, these faceted glass towers are different colours depending on viewing angle. From above, they...