Jürgen Blank

Home > Magazin > Interviews > Jürgen Blank Smart, Green, Digital - The Future of the Elevator Industry Jürgen Blank in Conversation Modern elevators are no longer just a means of transport, but are now characterized by advanced planning, digital offerings and intelligent linking with buildings. Furthermore, the requirements have changed significantly due to the

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

Free fall impossible! The safety of elevators.

The probability of falling in an elevator is so low that elevators are among the safest means of transportation in the world. This is due to the fact that an elevator is not only suspended from ropes, but that other safety mechanisms ensure that a free fall is impossible. Thus, the safety system of an

Elevator Manufacturer for High-rise Buildings

The world's best-known elevator manufacturers are also active in Frankfurt am Main. As a city of skyscrapers, the Main metropolis is regularly home to new high-rise projects in which the latest developments from the elevator industry are used. In addition to domestic manufacturers from Germany, globally active groups are also active. Among the best-known and

Elevator Planning in High-Rise-Buildings

There are more than 450 high-rise buildings in Frankfurt am Main according to Phorio. The construction of high-rise buildings is not a special discipline in Germany, as the legally defined high-rise limit is only 22 meters. While lower skyscrapers make do with standard elevator models, skyscrapers use special high-performance elevators. Such optimized elevators for high-rise

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

Schindler’s fastest Elevators

Schindler is the largest elevator manufacturer in Germany and has equipped some of the tallest high-rise buildings in Frankfurt with its elevators. Various models are used in the process. The height of the building in particular determines which elevator is most suitable. Passenger elevators are faster than freight elevators and are designed for higher buildings,

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

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The High-Rise ONE is Ready for Occupancy

On June 30, construction acceptance for the 190-meter-high ONE was carried out by the construction supervisors. Completion of the new skyscraper next to the Frankfurt Trade Fair was on schedule despite the pandemic and the associated challenges. An 11-year lease for 4,900 square meters of rental space was recently signed between project developer CA Immo

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New Green Office Tower NION to be built in Europaviertel

In the Europaviertel on the site of the formerly planned Porsche Design Tower, a green office building with a height of over 100 meters is being built under the name NION. The design comes from the renowned architectural firm UNStudio from Amsterdam, which also planned the FOUR Frankfurt. The NION will occupy the last remaining vacant

What is and does an Architectural Office?

The main task of an architectural office is the design, technical and economic planning of buildings, e.g. sustainable high-rise buildings. The architectural laws of the federal states define the professional task, although these may differ in certain aspects. Likewise, certain specializations within general architecture differ. For example, it is possible to specialize in landscape architecture or

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

What is BIM?

Building Information Modeling is the name given to a software-based working method that brings together the design, construction and management of a building. In this context, BIM ensures a more intelligent use of data, for example to construct high-rise buildings faster and more ecologically. In this process, data on all aspects of construction are collected

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

Interview with Prof. Fabian Thiel

Home > Magazin > Interviews > Prof. Fabian Thiel High-Rises and Real Estate Prices Interview with Real Estate Expert Prof. Fabian Thiel The high-rise is experiencing a renaissance in many German cities, not least in Frankfurt am Main. While the focus for a long time was on the development of high-rise office buildings, the trend