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Nov

Will the New High-Rise Development Plan Be a Laughing Stock for Frankfurt?

In the last few weeks, Head of Planning Mike Josef (SPD) has brought the update of the Frankfurt high-rise master plan on its way. Coincidentally, shortly before the Hessian local elections will take place in March 2021. Since the new locations went through the local press a few days ago, there has been noticeably little

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Nov

Two Planning Teams Are Working on a New High-Rise Master Plan

The development of the updated high-rise master plan is picking up speed. The City of Frankfurt was able to formally assign the processing of the urban planning concepts to two teams of architecture and planning offices. These are 03 Architekten GmbH and Thomas Müller Ivan Reimann Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH with EBP Schweiz AG and

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Oct

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

Interview with Prof. Jochem Jourdan

Home > Magazin > Interviews > Prof. Jochem Jourdan Urban Developments in Frankfurt: Between Past and Future Interview with Architect and Urban Planner Prof. Jochem Jourdan A city like Frankfurt doesn't develop in a random way. The major urban development projects in Germany, such as the development of the European District, are subject to master

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

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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Jun

Comment on the High-Rise Master Plan 2021

Experts see the high-rise master plan as a double-edged sword: the idea of ​​high-rise limitations is fundamentally welcome, for example to protect certain residential areas, but the implementation has not yet been stringent. The problem is that certain locations are cemented for decades and can bypass the requirements. In the last 10 years, many unimaginative

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

Master Plans

A master plan is an informal planning tool to explore development potentials in a city or district, to present a rough outline for its potential future use. It is not legally binding, and is subject to a standardised procedure. The planning scale is arranged between the regional land-use plans and local development planning, and is