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

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Aug

New High-Rise on the Grounds of St. Matthew’s Church

In July 2020, a somewhat inconspicuous message ran over the ticker. The Hamburg project developer Becken announced that it had acquired an area of around 2,450 square meters (26,371 square feet) of the St. Matthew's Church (Matthäuskirche) on the corner of the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage and Hohenstaufenstrasse streets. The remaining part of the area, around 650 square

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

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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

High-Rise Master Plan 2021

Using the high-rise master plan 2021, the City of Frankfurt wants 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 high-rise development plan 2000, which was updated

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