High-Rise Masterplan Frankfurt

Framework and ramifications of a repeated renewal

Frankfurt am Main is the only German City that has a defining Skyline. The Commerzbank Tower in Frankfurt has been the highest building in Germany for almost 20 years. Frankfurt’s Skyscrapers are seen as one of the city’s landmarks. The Skyline keeps growing despite the more than 30 Skyscrapers with a height of over 100 m already existing. There are currently six new (residential) towers under construction and another seven are concretely planned. The Symposium illuminates the topic inter alia from the perspectives of city planning, the architects and land management. (July 11, 2016)



High-rise masterplan 2018? Status analysis and outlook
Dipl.-Ing. Martin Hunscher, Director of the City Planning Office Frankfurt am Main

Changes in skyscraper construction – Requirement-oriented design of modern (residential) buildings
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Moser, cma cyrus moser architekten BDA, Frankfurt am Main

Solar potentials on high-rise facades – Where are the climatological advantages?
M. Eng. David Hennecke, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Challenge of preventive fire protection – Rising demands on modern buildings
Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Olaf Kaiser, Frankfurt am Main

Practical application of the high-rise masterplan’s goals through urban development contracts
Dr. Stefan Pützenbacher, FFin

Who owns the city? High-rise development as seen by land management
Prof. Dr. Fabian Thiel, FFin

How many Skyscrapers can Frankfurt tolerate?
Dr. Tobias Dichtl, Colliers International Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt am Main


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