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

When is a building a skyscraper?

There is no exact definition of what a skyscraper is in terms of building law (but is exists a definition of what tall buildings are in Germany). In recent years, however, the definition has established itself internationally that a high-rise building with a height of at least 100 meters (328 feet) corresponds to a skyscraper.