Paul-Martin Lied

Paul-Martin Lied is a graduate architect (TU Darmstadt) and book author with profound knowledge of the architecture of Frankfurt. Paul-Martin Lied is also the founder of "frankfurts führende architekten" and offers architectural tours in this role. He still belongs to the Guiding Architects network. "Architecture fascinates many people. In my job, the focus is on

What is multiple assignment?

A multiple assignment is used in the real estate industry to find the optimal architectural design for a building project. Multiple commissioning is used in particular for an outstanding planning task or brainstorming. Competitions of this kind can be held in the field of urban planning and landscape architecture, regardless of whether it is a

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Nov

The first High-rise Project in Frankfurt failed due to the Neighbors

After World War I there were plans for the construction of high-rise office buildings in various German cities, following the examples in the United States. Such tall buildings were called Turmhäuser in Germany at the time (tower houses). In Frankfurt, such a building was to be built on the property between Moltkeallee, Bismarckallee and Königstrasse

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Jul

Frankfurt City Tour in a Different Way

Frankfurt is booming: The population of Frankfurt is going up and up. The number of overnight guests is at a 10-year high. The airport breaks one record after another. As more and more investments flow into Frankfurt real estate, how do investors get local information apart from KPIs, fact sheets, and investment plans?SKYLINE ATLAS is

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Jun

Magnus Kaminiarz is dead

The well-known Frankfurt-based architect Magnus Kaminiarz died in April 2019 at the age of 54 years. Mr. Kaminiarz became known to the public primarily through the skyscrapers EDEN and Grand Tower he designed. The architectural design for the Grand Tower has won several architectural prizes lately and is currently Germany's highest residential tower. The Frankfurt

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Mar

High-rise Development Plan: What we know and don’t know

Large cities use so-called master plans for better city planning. An urban development master plan is an informal planning tool for exploring development potential in a city or district and outlining perspectives for its future use. The City of Frankfurt wants to use the 2021 high-rise development plan to express its political opinion on how