Construction in Existing Buildings: Inside Frankfurt’s Bienenkorbhaus

The Bienenkorbhaus at the Konstablerwache in Frankfurt am Main was built in 1954 and was one of the first high-rise buildings in downtown Frankfurt at the time. It was built by the Frankfurter Sparkasse, according to the architectural designs of Johannes Krahn. The name Bienenkorbhaus comes from the logo of the Sparkasse at the time,


Schüco is a German company in the building supply industry with a focus on window and façade elements. The company was founded in 1951 in East Westphalia. The company can thus look back on a 70-year tradition and now employs 6,330 people worldwide. From the initial idea to the planning, implementation and use of residential


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