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Excavation of the Central Business Tower – Exclusive Insights!

In the middle of Frankfurt's banking district, not far from the Commerzbank Tower and the FOUR project, Helaba is building the Central Business Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Germany. The SKYLINE ATLAS visited the construction site of the general contractor of Ed. Züblin AG and got exclusive insights into the processes on site.View

Ed. Züblin AG

Züblin is a construction company based in Stuttgart. It was founded in 1898 by the Swiss engineer Eduard Züblin and is now the number 1 in German building and civil engineering. It is a member of the globally active STRABAG SE. The company currently comprises around 14,000 employees and is characterized above all by intelligent

Skyline without Elevators? Unthinkable!

What would Frankfurt's banking district be and would there be high-rise buildings like the Messeturm or the Commerzbank Tower without them? Elevators! They are the safest and most widely used means of transportation in the world during the day and therefore one of the most important means of transport in today's society. Yet they are not just

Commerzbank Tower

Since 1997 the Commerzbank Tower has dominated the Frankfurt skyline. Measuring almost 300 meters to the tip of its antenna, the skyscraper was built as Europe's tallest office building. Star architect Sir Norman Foster set a new path in skyscraper construction. The supply conduits usually seen at the central core of high-rise buildings were placed