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High-Rise Development Plan 2021: Three High-Rise Clusters for Frankfurt

For many decades, a number of urban master plans have defined where tall buildings can be built in Frankfurt. Since 1998, the city has been trying to group high-rise buildings into defined clusters instead of letting them spread uncontrolled across the city. The result is today's dense Frankfurt skyline. In the last twenty years or

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pützenbacher

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pützenbacher, Expert in Planning LawThe Frankfurt high-rise master plan, often also referred to as the skyscraper master plan, is a so-called urban development model within the meaning of Section 1 (6) No. 11 BauGB in Germany. As a planning guideline, it specifies the general objectives of urban land use planning. The high-rise

T8 – Taunusanlage 8

T8 is a 68 meter (225 feet) high office block that was built in 2016 and is located in Frankfurt's Financial District. The building name T8 is derived from the address Taunusanlage 8. The T8 tower is located next to Marienturm in the first row at Wallanlagen, a ring-shaped green area around the city center.The

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Feb

Kaiserlei is to become a high-rise district

Anyone driving from the neighboring city of Offenbach to Frankfurt will also pass the Kaiserlei district. The city limits of Frankfurt and Offenbach meet in the Kaiserlei area. The city limits are so irregular here that it is difficult to say which area belongs to one or the other city. Actually, the two cities should

What is a high-rise plan?

Large cities use so-called development plans for better urban planning. Generally speaking, a development plan is an informal planning instrument in Germany to sound out development potentials in a city or in a district and to outline the prospects for its future use. It is not legally binding and is not subject to any standardized

High-Rise Master Plan 2021

The City of Frankfurt is using the 2021 High-Rise Master Plan to express its political opinion on how and where new skyscrapers are to be built in the future. Using this instrument investors and clients can better orient themselves. The planning department is currently working on updating the 2000 High-Rise Master Plan, which was last

Fingerplan 1968

The Fingerplan from 1967/1968 (also referred to five finger plan), created in the aegis of the planning department head Hans Kampffmeyer, was a city planning scheme, starting from the Anlagenring, in which intensive building was permitted along several strips. The Fingerplan had far-reaching consequences for the development of high-rise buildings, particularly in the Westend district.

Framework Plan CBD 1990 (Rahmenplan Bankenviertel)

With the 1990 Framework Plan for the CBD ("Rahmenplan Bankenviertel"), the City of Frankfurt wanted to express its political opinion on how and where high-rise buildings should have been built in the Banking District. Using this master plan, it was intended to give investors and clients better orientation. The Framework Plan for the CBD was

High-Rise Master Plan 1998

With the 1998 high-rise master plan, the City of Frankfurt wanted to express its political opinion on how and where high-rise buildings should have been built. Using this master plan, it was intended to give investors and clients better orientation. The design of a new high-rise master plan - designed by Jourdan & Müller under

High-Rise Master Plan 2008

With the 2008 high-rise master plan, the City of Frankfurt wanted to express its political opinion on how and where high-rise buildings should have been built. Using this master plan, it was intended to give investors and clients better orientation. In 2005, the City of Frankfurt commissioned Jourdan & Müller to continue the high-rise building