André Friedel

Home > Magazin > Interviews > André Friedel Fit for the Future: BIM Use in High-Rise Construction Architect André Friedel from Drees & Sommer in Conversation Complex high-rise buildings require perfect planning. BIM (Building Information Modeling) provides a remedy here and enables efficient and digitized collaboration between the various trades involved in construction. However, the

Maintor Panorama

The Maintor Panorama, designed by Christoph Mäckler, forms the new Main Gate directly on the banks of the Main. In addition to a high-quality natural stone façade, the 64-meter skyscraper also offers an inviting two-story lobby, five corner offices per floor and spectacular views of the Main River. Together with the WINX Riverside Tower and

Herriots

The Herriots building ensemble in the Lyon Quarter was built in 2003 and consists of four office blocks grouped around an atrium. It was designed by parterre Architekten and built by Deka Immobilien. With a total of 20 floors, the building has a gross floor area of 39,000 square meters. The 900-square-meter entrance hall has

NION

Directly opposite the Sparda Bank Tower, which is currently under construction, a green office building with a height of over 100 meters is being built on the last vacant site in the Europaviertel district under the name NION. The design comes from the renowned architectural firm UNStudio from Amsterdam, which also planned the FOUR Frankfurt.

Theodor-Heuss-Allee 110

The high-rise building Theodor-Heuss-Allee 110 is an office building in Frankfurt's CityWest, completed in 1982. It was renovated in 1907. It has 19 floors, which are served by Schindler elevators, and has a total building area of 14,498.00 square meters. The location in CityWest has already gained great popularity and attractiveness in recent years. Due

Up the Wooden Shaft! Elevators in High-Rise Construction made of Wood

Wood as a building material is becoming increasingly important in the construction industry due to its sustainable properties. It binds CO2 and, among other things, enables fast processes on a construction site due to its modular construction. More and more project developers are therefore relying on this building material. It already has a market share of

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Schindler’s High-performance Elevators in the Omni Tower

The Omni Tower in Frankfurt's banking district, which will be completed in 2019, is equipped with state-of-the-art elevator technology. The Schindler company has installed 11 high-performance 5500 and 7000 series elevators here and is also responsible for the Schindler-PORT elevator and access control system. This system also enables the number of people in the building

An Elevator that grows with the High-Rise Building? That’s possible!

Elevators are of fundamental importance for high-rise buildings not only in their finished state but also during the construction process. The elevator manufacturer Schindler Aufzüge has developed a special solution for this with the Climb Lift. The Climb lifts people and materials upwards during the construction process and grows step by step with the high-rise

Bienenkorbhaus

The Bienenkorbhaus on Konstablerwache and Frankfurt's Zeil, which has been a listed building since 2014, is being extensively modernized and refurbished by the Stuttgart-based construction company Züblin on behalf of RFR Holding GmbH. The project is being managed by the Frankfurt-based company FF-Projekt GmbH. The building was designed in 1954 by Professor Johannes Krahn of

Lupp

Lupp is a group of companies from Nidda near Frankfurt am Main that has existed for over 100 years. It is one of the largest and oldest building contractors and project developers in Germany and has approximately 750 employees. The spectrum of services ranges from development to construction and operation of a building. The three pillars

Turm Center

The Turm Center Frankfurt at Eschersheimer Landstraße 14 is a 74 meter high office tower. Originally built in 1970, it was extensively revitalized from 2014 to 2015. Before that, it had stood empty for several years. The English real estate fund Benson Elliot had acquired the building from Landesbank Baden-Württemberg in 2013 with the aim

KfW-Westarkade

The KfW West Arcade is a high-rise building with offices and conference center completed in 2010. The building is located in the Westend district at the beginning of Zeppelinallee between Bockenheimer Landstraße and Palmengarten and is supplemented by a four-story timber-framed building that connects to the existing area of the banking group. The client and owner